He is accused of participating in an illicit association and was arrested in New York. His last record was to be played this Friday, but everything was suspended because of his complicated legal situation. The rapper, who can spend the rest of his life in prison, is very difficult.
His musical career exploded just a year ago, when he released Gummo. For some today it is a star, for others it is a complete stranger, and many wonder why Daniel Hernández is called artistically by Teixeira 6ix9ine.
Far from what many may interpret upon hearing for the first time, the name It has no sexual connotation. In reality, it has to do with the different looks that we can all have in the same situations in life. "It's going around 6 or 9, but it's still the same (number) from a different perspective," he explained in an interview with To spin "Just because you're right does not mean that I'm wrong"added the rapper.
Tekashi faces charges of extortion and links to organized crime. Prosecutors filed the case against the rapper at an initial hearing and, if convicted, will face a sentence that could 32 years for life in prison. The 22-year-old musician was on parole after being found guilty of a sex crime involving a boy.
Daniel Hernández, His real name was born in May 1996, the son of a Mexican mother and a Puerto Rican father. When he was 13 years old, his father He was murdered a few meters from the family home. This difficult moment produced a change in his life: he was expelled from his school for misbehavior in the eighth grade. He never returned to an educational institution.
He sold drugs while working in a Brooklyn market. Shortly afterwards, he was arrested and sentenced to serve a prison sentence in Rikers, one of the most dangerous in the United States.
In 2015 it was accused by a child of 13 years of sexual abuse. In a note in which he tried to defend himself, he stated that the victim "looked older than he really was" and that he was 18 years old. He later pleaded guilty and reached an agreement granting him probation. Now, his judicial landscape is complicated by having circumvented this agreement.
His name reached the top of the charts thanks to Gummo. Earlier this year he released Day69, his debut mixtape, which was criticized by the trade press for their inconsistency. His fame rose to unsuspected levels, rising as one of the most heard artists on digital platforms and with reproductions on YouTube that position him as one of the artists of the moment.
Dummy boy, his new job, was due out this Friday, but the release was postponed until further notice. The album featured collaborations from such great figures as Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and Lil Baby, among others.