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Tekashi 6ix9ine Facing Life in Prison For Federal Charges

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Tekashi 6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, was Sunday and is facing federal racketeering and firearms charges.

Tekashi wasn’t the only person arrested.  Tekashi’s former manager Shottie, whose real name is Kifano Jordan and three other people were also arrested.  One other person related to the case was already in custody.

Experts said because of the 22-year-old’s criminal history, Hernandez could face life in prison.

“As alleged in the indictment, this gang, which included platinum-selling rap artist Tekashi 6ix 9ine, wreaked havoc on New York City, engaging in brazen acts of violence,” explained U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman via a statement Monday.

The possibility of life in prison exists because Hernandez has been on probation multiple times over the past few years.
Those cases include the use of a in a sexual performance and assault.

Meanwhile, prosecutors have said Hernandez is not shy about identifying as a gang member.

Tekashi 6ix9ine is most known for his popular song “Gummo,” which made it all the way to the number 5 spot on Billboard’s Hip Hop in December 2017.

“Showing reckless indifference to others’ safety, members of the gang were allegedly involved in robberies and shootings, including a shooting inside the crowded Barclay’s , and a shooting in which an innocent bystander was hit,” Attorney Berman added.

 

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