Meek Mill’s new Expensive Pain record dropped and he would rather not even be on the Billboard charts if that means he has to settle for third place. That statement might be a bit prideful, but it also shows a ton of confidence.

Mill is not happy about his placement on the Billboard Hot 100 at all. #3 is nothing to look down on for most artists, because it still means a ton of money was made. Third place isn’t good enough for Meek Mill at all.

During an interview with Complex, Meek Mill explained his stance on things and how he would rather not even appear on the Billboard Hot 100 if that means he isn’t right at the top.

“Even before my album just came out. They say it sold 90,000, I don’t know if they said that’s good or bad, but if we walk outside right now, you gon’ hear that shit booming from Maine to Spain.”


“Me, I’d rather take me off Billboard. You gotta think about, what is the purpose of me being on Billboard. If JAY-Z talkin’ ’bout he don’t believe Billboard…he been in the game for 30 years. Why should I put myself in a position to be where they say, allegedly, something is being manipulated, and then I’m putting my brand on a list that’s being manipulated.”

The Philly native rapper is obviously doing well for himself, but he isn’t going to settle for anything less than the absolute best. Obviously, he has his opinion on this matter, but Billboard isn’t likely to snub him from their list just because he doesn’t want them to feature his record at anywhere but the top.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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