Meek Mill raps at the decibel level of someone aggressively bashing down a remote control’s volume increase button. But the Philadelphia native’s amplified sound isn’t born of anger—it’s just his emotional intensity. On more than one occasion, his career has been delayed due to legal issues (he just got out of jail in December), so Mill rhymes as if every bar might be his last. Thankfully, his court-mandated etiquette classes haven’t dulled his fiery delivery. That fervor can be heard on the plodding “Levels,” the belligerent “House Party,” and the noisy manifesto “Dreams and Nightmares.” The latter track set the tone for his 2012 debut album of the same name and incites spirited scream-alongs at his live performances. With Mill’s next album scheduled for release this year, the Rick Ross affiliate is eager to share this energy with fans at every opportunity. Echostage is a huge venue, but Mill’s voice—and passion—will easily fill the building to its breaking point. Meek Mill performs with Lil Tay and Uptown Killa at 9 p.m. at Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE. $36.80–$60. (202) 503-2330. echostage.com.