Tekashi 6ix9ine: Rapper pleads now not in charge to racketeering

Tekashi 6ix9ine performing on the Rocky Stage during the 2018 Made In America Festival Symbol copyright Getty Photographs

Tekashi 6ix9ine has gave the impression in court and pleaded no longer accountable to racketeering and firearms charges.

The rapper used to be arrested earlier this month and will face a minimum of 32 years in prison.

The trial date has been set for FOUR September 2019 and he’ll remain in custody, even though it is doubtful for the way long.

It all stems from his involvement with a violent US gang.

The Nine Trey Bloods are a brand new York gang and likewise referred to as TreyWay, which 6ix9ine has mentioned on Twitter.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former supervisor Kifano “Shotti” Jordan, 6ix9ine and rapper Jim Jones

TMZ prior to now said that the 22-yr-old was once denied bail regardless of his legal professional providing $750,000 (£587,000) and area arrest.

The Brooklyn rapper has evaded prison time on previous charges, together with kid sex offences in 2015, however professionals believe the racketeering fees may just imply a lengthy prison spell for the megastar.

“in the historical past of the us, the one thing that seems to get any person locked up is racketeering, money-laundering or tax evasion,” UK hip hop and tradition creator, Jesse Bernard up to now told Radio 1 Newsbeat.

Adding: “This Might be what takes him to prison.”

Despite being in the back of bars, 6ix9ine has nonetheless been making headlines.

Right prior to Thanksgiving he used to be reportedly transferred to a brand new prison for “security purposes”.

His legal professional Lance Lazzaro stated it used to be as a result of he used to be getting threats from other gang individuals in the Metropolitan Penitentiary.

And his debut album, which features both Kanye West and Nicki Minaj used to be because of be released on Friday, has been postponed.

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