Robert Rihmeek Williams (born May 6, 1987), better known by his stage name Meek Mill, is an American hiphop recording artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was briefly signed to the Atlanta-based record label Grand Hustle, owned by the American record executive and rapper T.I. In February 2011, after leaving Grand Hustle, Mill signed a record deal with American rapper Rick Ross's Miami-based Maybach Music Group (MMG). Mill's debut studio album, Dreams and Nightmares, was released in 2012 under MMG and Warner Bros. Records. The album, preceded by the single "Young & Gettin' It", debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200. He has also appeared on MMG's Self Made compilation series, with his debut single, "Tupac Back", and second single, "Ima Boss", included on volume one.
In October 2012, Mill announced the launch of his own imprint, Dream Chasers Records, named after his popular mixtape series. He also revealed that he had already signed several Philadelphia-based rappers.