(AllHipHop News) Meek Mill just announced he's heading out on "The Motivation Tour" to support his forthcoming Championships album. Before he hits the road in 2019, the Philadelphia spitter is still facing a lawsuit from a 2016 concert.
Jaquan Graves and Travis Ward were killed outside that '16 show in Connecticut. According to The Blast, Graves and Ward's respective families are asking for $6 million ($3 million apiece) to settle wrongful death lawsuits against the rapper.
The suits accuse Meek (born Robert Williams), the Live Nation event promotion company, and the Oakdale Theatre of being negligent and therefore responsible for the victims dying. Two other individuals were injured at the venue that night as well.
Nathan Mitchell was also shot outside the Oakdale. He filed a lawsuit seeking $500,000. Meek has insisted he played no role in the shooting, despite the plaintiffs' lawyers claiming his lyrics incited the violence.
“If a woman was hit by a drunk driver outside a Bruce Springsteen concert, could she sue Springsteen based on the allegation that he failed to warn the venue that he knew that people like to drink at Springsteen concerts and that there had been drunk driving incidents after his concerts before? Or could she sue Springsteen because his songs contain lyrics like, ‘Well I got some beer and the highway’s free?'” read 2017 court documents from Meek Mill's legal team.