American Tekashi69 rapper faces life sentence for racketeering and possession of firearms

22-year-old rapper Daniel Hernandez, better known as 6ix9ine and Tekashi69 can go to prison for 25 years or even to life in prison.

Hernandez, his former Manager, Kitano Scotti, Jordan and 2 of his buddies — Gensel ish Butler and faheem, Krippe Walter — accused in the drug trade and armed robberies and clashes with prior agreement.

Rap star indicted on 6 counts, the most serious of which is a crime with a firearm. Tekashi69 if the fault is proved, he may go to prison for life. The former Manager of rapper, Shotty, whom he fired last week on similar charges.

According to prosecutors, the defendants defended the interests of a criminal gang Nine Trey Bloods and strengthened its positions on the streets of new York. The investigators claim that Tekashi and his cronies were distributing heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine and marijuana throughout the city.

«This gang, which includes platinum rap artist Tekashi 6ix9ine, participating in egregious acts of violence that plunged new York into chaos, — said Prosecutor Jeffrey S. Berman. Manifesting a reckless indifference to the safety of others, the gang members involved in robberies and armed clashes, including the shooting in a crowded Barclay’s Center and the shootout, which injured a bystander. Thanks to the excellent work of HSI, ATF and the NYPD accused are brought to court.»

Report: Rapper Tekashi69 arrested on federal racketeering charges

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Tekashi69 will be held in custody until the trial. Yesterday, November 19, lawyer lance Lazzaro offered to release the rapper if he will make a Deposit of $750 thousand, surrender his passport and remain under house arrest, but the request was rejected. The defender plans to appeal during today’s hearing.

This is not the first clash of the famous rapper with the law. In 2015 6ix9ine, who was then 19, was accused of molesting 13-year-old girl. The court found him guilty and ordered to finish high school, not to break the law for 2 years and not to post things with adult content. This year the rapper said that he had not passed the test to obtain the certificate, thus violating his PAROLE. Now in this case Hernandez threaten to 3 years in prison.

And in September, with the participation of the rapper and his buddies skirmish near the restaurant Philippe Chow in Manhattan.