(AllHipHopNews) 20,000 fans packed into Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Saturday to celebrate the homecoming of Philly native Meek Mill. For over two hours, the Maybach Music Group rapper entertained the crowd by bringing out some of the biggest names in rap music.
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The event opened with fellow City of Brotherly Love representatives Allen Iverson, The Roots and Kevin Hart delivering video messages. Throughout the evening special guests including Rick Ross, Jeezy, Fabolous, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Yo Gotti, Empire‘s Bryshere “Yazz The Greatest” Grey, Beanie Siegel, Lil Durk, DJ Drama, Jadakiss, Young Gunz and Allen Iverson hit the stage.
Over 125,000 viewers watched the live stream on Revolt. #WelcomeBackMeek totaled over 120 million impressions with Instagram racking in 30 million impressions.
Meek also worked hand-in-hand with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s office to provide free tickets to charities benefiting the city’s youth. Urban Promise, Youth Build, Nemiah Davis Foundation, Unity In The Community Group and Dare 2 Hope Group were all granted access to the sold out affair.
Up next for Meek is his sophomore studio album Dreams Worth More Than Money. The Dreamchasers Records leader recently released the tracks “B-Boy” featuring Big Sean & A$AP Ferg and “Monster.”
Check out photos from the “Welcome Back Meek Mill” concert below.
[Photo Credit Jerrit Clark via Roc Nation]