Hip Hop

Meek Mill, JAY-Z & Rick Ross’ “What’s Free” Explained

(VIA Genius) Meek Mill’s post-prison album, ‘Championships,’ has arrived, and fans have immediately flocked to “What’s Free,” a high-profile collaboration with JAY-Z . The track is produced by Tarik Azzouz and StreetRunner, and is based around a a sample and interpolation of The Notorious B.I.G.’s infamous 1997 track “What’s Beef?” Although Biggie’s song was a pointed response in his beef with 2Pac, Meek gives the idea a new spin by addressing incarceration and criminal justice reform.