Meek Mill is a free man after being released on bail while he appeals drug and gun violations from a 2008 incident. This ends a five-month stay in prison for the Philadelphia rapper.

Meek Mill wasted no time after being freed from the state prison at Camp Hill, taking off in a helicopter and flying straight to the Philadelphia 76ers' series-clinching win over the Miami Heat in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.

While the 20,478 fans in the sold-out Wells Fargo Center gave him an incredibly warm welcome, a large number of his peers shared their happiness at his release on social media.

From JAY-Z and Rick Ross to Juelz Santana and Kevin Hart, everyone wished Meek well in his ongoing fight to appeal his case and offered their congratulations on finally being free again.

Scroll through the messages below and then leave us your thoughts on Meek Mill’s release in the comments.

JAY-Z

Kevin Hart

T.I.

Dave East

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Rick Ross

Wale

Questlove

Juelz Santana

Freeway

Trey Songz

Jadakiss

Fabolous

ZOMBIE Juice

Even Meek’s favorite sports teams got in on the fun

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