Jay-Z Drops Powerful Video About The Prison System On The Heels Of Meek Mill's Incarceration

AUSTIN, TEXAS - OCTOBER 06:    Jay-Z performs in concert on the first day of week one of the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on October 6, 2017 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Gary Miller/FilmMagic)

Jay-Z Drops Powerful Video About The Prison System On The Heels Of Meek Mill's Incarceration

Hov released a trilogy of clips from '4:44' over the holiday weekend.

Published November 25, 2017

While Jay-Z continues to dominate on his current 4:44 tour, he isn't letting up on promoting the trek's supporting LP as he recently released three new videos for fan favorites "Marcy Me," "Smile," and the timely cut, "Legacy."

The premiere of the three powerful videos follows Hov's open letter on America's controversial criminal justice system penned in response to Meek Mill's harsh probation violation sentencing. Jigga called the Philadelphia rapper's sentencing "unjust and heavy-handed" in an extensive Facebook post.

This also isn't the first time the music mogul has spoken out on this topic. On Father's Day, this year, he penned another open letter addressing the "exploiting" bailing industry and even walked the walk by bailing out fathers to be with their children.

Following this vein, the visual for "Legacy" tells the story of the nation's dated prison system.

"Smile" takes things back even further, telling the story of the harsh realities of Brooklyn in the 1980s and "Marcy Me" rounds things up with the relating of young man's wild night in New York City.

Each video is currently available for streaming on TIDAL.

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Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Gary Miller/FilmMagic)

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