Brooklyn Native Tekashi 6ix9ine Gets 2 Years In Prison For RacketeeringThe rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.
Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Turns State's Witness, Says He Used Fame To Buy Guns For Violent Street GangAsked what he got in return, the 23-year-old rapper responded: "My career. I got the street credibility. The videos, the music, the protection - all of the above."
Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges, Admits Ties To Violent GangDuring the plea, 6ix9ine said he joined the Nine Trey Blood Gang in the fall of 2017. He says he helped gang members try to kill a rival gang member last March.
Fans Post 'Break 6ix9ine Out Of Jail' Facebook Group For Brooklyn-Born RapperMore than 13,000 people have signed up to follow the push to free Tekashi 6ix9ine after the rapper was indicted on racketeering and firearms charges.
Brooklyn-Native Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Facing Racketeering, Firearms ChargesTekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail after a prosecutor the rapper participated in multiple acts of violence.
Rapper Tekashi69 Says Men Forced Him From Car, Stole JewelryThe rapper known as Tekashi69 says two men forced him from a car at an intersection and robbed him early Sunday.