Robert Williams (born May 6, 1987), better known by his stage name Meek Mill, is an American hip hop recording artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was briefly signed to T.I.'s record label Grand Hustle Records and in February 2011 signed to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group. Meek Mill, along with three of his friends formed a rap group called 'The Blood Houndz'. The group lasted long enough to release four mixtapes. In March 2011, Mill was included in XXL's 'Freshman Class of 2011'. Later that year, he released his debut single, 'Tupac Back', featuring Rick Ross, from his label's compilation album Self Made Vol. 1. That same year he released another single from the album, 'Ima Boss', also featuring Ross. The song was later remixed, featuring T.I., Birdman, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled,...'