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JAY-Z Calls Meek Mill's Prison Sentence "Unjust and Heavy Handed"

Here\u2019s Our First-Take Listen Jay-Z\u2019s \u2018Lemonade\u2019 Response Album, \u20184:44\u2019 Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy for Okayplayer

JAY-Z comes out in support of Meek

On Monday, Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating his probation. It's a decision that has almost universally been deemed excessive.

READ:Meek Mill Sentenced to Two to Four Years for Violating His Probation

We have seen everyone from Kevin Hart to YG speak out against the ruling. On Monday evening, JAY-Z wrote a statement on his Facebook criticizing the judge for a decision that he called "unjust and heavy handed."

Here is the statement that he wrote:

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It's not surprising seeing Hov speak out. Mass Incarceration is something that the rapper has been passionate about. And JAY's Roc Nation manages Meek Mill.