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6ix9ine (pronounced "Six Nine"), commonly known as "Tekashi69" or "Tekashi," is a rapper from the United States whose actual name is Daniel Hernandez. He is most known for his platinum-certified track "Gummo" and his legal issues.

Background and Age

On May 8, 1996, Daniel Hernandez was born in Bushwick, New York, to a Mexican mother and a Puerto Rican father. Until the age of 13, Hernandez was raised by both of his folks. Hernandez was removed from school while studying in eighth grade. Furthermore, he didn't wish to proceed with his studies any further. His enthusiasm for accomplishing anything with his scholastic capability had just disappeared from him. In 2009, his stepfather was killed. At that point, he grew up nearby his sibling, working different occupations, including selling cannabis. He performed this kind of job to help his mom monetarily.

Hernandez did not meet his real father until he was nine years old, and their bond was brief. According to Hernandez's father, his mother informed him he was dead. Hernandez's father struggled with heroin addiction and spent five years in prison for drug trafficking.

Personal life

Hernandez is bilingual; he has sung in Spanish on three singles with Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, "Bebe" and "Mala" in 2018, and "Yaya" in 2020. Asthma is a problem for Hernandez. Hernandez was brought up in a Christian home. In an interview with Angie Martinez, an American radio presenter, he said: "I pray a lot, and I always thank God for the positive things in my life. There's a neuron in my brain that says, 'Say thank you to God,' whenever I'm in a favorable position. Before I blew up, I prayed every day while walking my dog Titus for a year and a half—400 days. Every day, I would pray, "God, please change my life..." "God, please change my life; I'm a decent kid," I would say. Would you please help me to alter my life? I had a baby; I couldn't even afford to buy her pampers... please change my life, please change my life—and then 'Gummo' arrived, and everything changed. Then I realized, "Damn, God is real." Because God is real, I knew if I prayed every day, it would work. And things have changed in my life." Hernandez and Australian pastor Brian Houston did a radio appearance on The Breakfast Club on March 23, 2018. During the interview, the pastor took Hernandez's hand in his and prayed for him, asking God to guide Hernandez's decisions and bless his family. Hernandez and Sara Molina have a daughter, Saraiyah Hernandez (born October 29, 2015). Hernandez and Marlayna M. Hernandez have another daughter, Briella Iris Hernandez (born November 19, 2018).

Hernandez began dating Jade, whose actual name is Rachel Watley, a few weeks before being sentenced to prison at the end of 2018. Hernandez's face is tattooed on her torso twice.

Hernandez was reportedly admitted to the hospital on October 1, 2020, following an overdose from mixing two Hydroxycut diet pills with a McDonald's McCafé coffee. He said that after leaving prison, he gained more than 200 pounds, but that using the drug helped him lose 30 pounds since his release. His lawyer refutes the charge of overdosing.


Career and Net Worth

Tekashi69 started discharging his rap melodies in 2014. Afterward, he released pieces like Scumlife, Yokai, and Hellsing Station. Because of his forceful rapping styles, these tunes started to draw open consideration from the fans. His additionally utilized anime is in a music video, which made his recordings famous unexpectedly. At first, the vast majority of his tunes were released by a music label situated in Slovakia named FCK THEM. Hernandez got renowned over the web somewhat from his early songs.

In July 2017, Hernandez started posting Instagram images of himself with an alternate unconventional appearance. His rainbow-colored hair, a rainbow flame broil became famous online on both Reddit and Twitter. He additionally inked various tattoos of the number 69 on his body. That transformed him into a web icon, and he rose to prominence on social media. On November 10, 2017, Hernandez monetarily dropped his presentation single "Gummo". It eventually arrived at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Legal Issues

In December 2019, it was announced that Tekashi 6ix9ine was condemned to two years in jail for his ties with a street gang that filled his ascent to popularity. He was saved a harsher possible sentence on account of his choice to turn into a star witness for prosecutors. He could have been sent to jail for quite a long time over violations that included coordinating a shooting in which a bystander was injured. He confessed recently to charges blaming him for joining the posse known as Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. Judge Paul Engelmayer credited Hernandez with assisting prosecutors in sending many dangerous gang members to prison for 13 months.

Hernandez asked to serve the remainder of his prison sentence at home on March 22, 2020, claiming he was at a higher risk of getting the COVID-19 virus due to his pre-existing asthma condition. On April 1, 2020, Rolling Stone called a letter from United States Attorney Geoffrey Berman to the judge stating that the government has no objections to Hernandez's release from home confinement early. Hernandez's lawyer, Dawn Florio, confirmed to XXL magazine on Thursday, April 2, that the court had decided to allow the rapper to be released from prison and placed in home confinement. On August 2, 2020, he was supposed to be released. On August 1, 2020, his home confinement came to an end.

Date modified: Jul 16, 2021
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