Tekashi 6ix9ine or 6IX9INE, also known as Tekashi69, is a well known American rapper, social media personality, but also a convicted felon. Born on May 8, 1996, his original name is Daniel Hernandez. He is a controversial public figure. The characterization of his personality is distinct from his rainbow-coloured hair, elaborate tattoos, and at being in a constant feud against fellow celebrities.
Tekashi 6ix9ine: Rap Career
Tekashi 6ix9ine had begun his rap career quite early when he was only 16 years old. The major event in his career was he came into contact with the CEO of a record label. Peter “Righteous P” Rogers, the executive head of the record used to run a recording studio called Hikari-Ultra. It was under him that Daniel Hernandez aka Tekashi released his original rap albums.
Titled as “69”, his first song was released in 2014. He went on to release a number of singles that year. He went ahead to adopt the name Tekashi 6ix9ine after he had made himself favourably popular in the Rap world.
Tekashi69 went ahead to release his debut mixtape Day69 in 2018. The single titled as “Gummo” had reached the sixth position in the US chart and the seventh position in the hip hop chart, and the twelfth position on the Billboard Hot 100.
Tekashi 6ix9ine: Net Worth
Tekashi69 has a net worth of $8 million at present.
Tekashi had signed a deal in October 2019, with record company 10K Projects. It is estimated that the deal is worth $10 million. This includes two albums to be released in future, one in English and the other one in Spanish.
Tekashii had announced in July this year he has made a $5 million deal with GlobalStreamNow. This covers his virtual performance which was held in September of this year.
Tekashi 6ix9ine: Legal charges
Tekashi 69 had back in 2015 pled guilty to a felony charge as he had used a child in a sexual performance.
She was arrested in 2018 for racketeering, use of weapons and being involved in the case of use of drug. This does not end here. He was also involved in a conspiracy to commit murder. To reduce his sentence to two years, he testifies and revealed the name of his former gang associates.
As of now he is under house arrest and has been released early due to the Covid-19 pandemic.