CNN - Meek Mill wears a lot of hats: rapper, criminal justice reform advocate and now a co-owner of Lids -- the well known retailer of hats and licensed #sports products.
He revealed the news Wednesday in an interview with #Business Insider, which reported the rapper, whose real name is Robert Williams, will lead the company's creative strategy. And, if you're a fan of Mill, Lids, or both, keep your eyes peeled in August: the outlet reported he'll release a limited-edition line of #hats "I've been shopping at Lids my whole life, wearing hats, #fitteds , of course, fitted hats and caps, all types of hats," Mill said in the interview. "In our culture, it's been a big thing. So, it was something I ain't have to think twice about and always believed in, that it'll work." #Lids was founded in 1995, and is partly owned by the sports retailer Fanatics.
Michael Rubin is the executive chairman of Fanatics and co-owner of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. Mill is from #Philadelphia and a supporter of the #76ers , and the two have a close relationship. Rubin even visited #MeekMill in prison and flew him by helicopter to a game after he was released from prison. - 7 hours ago