Is Tekashi 6ix9ine Going to be a Bigger Artist After he Gets Out of Prison?

Daniel Hernandez, better know as Tekashi 6ix9ine, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday, Dec 18, 2018, by a federal judge who gave him credit for pleading guilty and aiding prosecutors send numerous of his former gang members in the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods to jail. He was originally facing decades in prison but agreed to testify against his former gang members for a lesser sentence.

The American rapper and Instagram star famous for his aggressive style of rapping, and characterized by his distinctive rainbow-colored hair, and public feuds with celebrities, rose to famous in late 2017 after the release of his debut single, “Gummo” which later became platinum certified. He has done collabs with famous artists like, Murda Beatz, Nicki Minaj, Bobby Schmurda, Kanye West, Trippie Red, Lil Baby, and many more. He was regularly in trouble with the law enforcement; in 2015, he pled guilty to a felony count of use of a child in sexual performance, and received four-year probation and 1000 hours of community service.

On December 18, 2018, he was sentenced to two years in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release after testifying against his former gang members of Nine Trey Gangsta Blood. He was indicted for federal racketeering and firearms charges and was going to be in prison for decades. After he took a plea deal with federal prosecutors and agreed to testify against his former gang members in hopes of reducing his sentence, gang members, Anthony Ellison and Aljermiah Mack were convicted and his popularity began to decrease as more and more people started hating him for snitching on his associates. After his release, he will be fined for $35,000 and 300 hours of community service.

He hopes to move out of New York after being released from prison and reinforce his security, making his home like Fort Knox. He still has a few more months on his sentence then, sources say, he plans on bailing on Brooklyn for good. He hopes to still keep releasing music right after he is released but does not plan on doing live performances. Tekashi’s legal thinks he could be released as soon as August.