La. mayor proclaims Meek Mill gratitude day for Lil Snupe mentorship

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A photo of Meek Mill alongside Lil Snupe Mill posted to Instagram following Snupe’s death earlier this month. (Credit: Instagram).

Jonesboro, Louisiana Mayor Leslie Thompson on Friday issued a proclamation declaring a day of gratitude for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill in recognition of Mill’s mentorship of protege Lil Snupe.

Lil Snupe, a Jonesboro native, was shot and killed June 20 at the age of 18.

Mill posted a photo of the proclamation issued June 29 on his Instagram account.

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A photo of the proclamation Mill posted to his Instagram account.

The accolade served ”to say ‘thank you’ to a man who saw the potential in Lil Snupe, introduced him to other rappers who embraced him, and in early 2013, signed 17-year-old Lil Snupe to his record label, Dream Chasers, after hearing his demo,” according to the document.

Mill accompanied the shot of the proclamation with the following tweet:

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Mill has posted several tributes on social media to the late Lil Snupe since his protege’s death.


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