Meek Mill was granted an appellate court hearing with the Superior Court in Philadelphia on Tuesday (June 4), according to a statement obtained by HipHopDX.

The Philly rapper’s legal team will have the chance to advocate for Meek’s original conviction to be overturned in front of the Pennsylvania Superior Court – not Judge Genece Brinkley, the controversial judge who’s been accused of having a personal vendetta against the Championships artist.

The Philly D.A. advocated for a new trial just last month.

Throughout Meek’s legal ordeal, it was discovered Meek’s 2007 original arresting officer Reginald Graham was entangled in corruption scandals and provided false testimony, including on Meek’s case.

Graham testified Meek was selling drugs and pointing a gun at police officers at the time of his arrest, but Meek insists that isn’t true. Graham’s fellow officer, Jerold Gibson, submitted a sworn affidavit that corroborated Meek’s story.

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