Meek Mill's Most Powerful Video

Submitted by notoriousclassics on Fri, 06/04/2021 - 21:22
Meek Mill in 2018

Meek Mill's storytelling chops are well known, but he was on another level with the video to "Oodles o' Noodles Babies."

A promo cut from the chart-topping Championships in 2018, the "Oodles" video was released in the summer of 2019. Over Meek's hard-scrabble tale of growing up and trying to survive (and without the rapper appearing in the clip), the short depicted a heartbreaking tale of a father serving a sentence for armed robbery, and the lessons (and warnings) this tragic event impressed upon his young family.

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"It's the condition in which you plant your seeds that determine how they will grow," the video's intro declared - an all-too-real reminder of the iniquities of America's legal and judicial systems. (Meek knew that all too well - the week the video dropped, he was granted a new hearing in an ongoing, controversial conviction he received in 2007.)