In April 2020, Tekashi 6ix9ine was paroled after cooperating with authorities after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy and eight other charges. During his career he boasted that he had money, expensive jewelry and a car collection, but recently He admitted that he has financial problems.
The rapper made the confession in a written statement dated March 7 for Judge John P. Cronan, who is determining the amount of damages he would have to pay for the robbery in which he participated in April 2018, the portal reported. All Hip Hop by having access to the document.
In the document, Daniel Hernández, his real name, explains that after leaving prison has not been able to have income, because the pandemic stopped all massive events. In addition, before being arrested he received large amounts of money as an advance of the contract he signed with the record label TenThousand Projects, which expired last February.
“At the moment, I’m struggling to make ends meet. I don’t know if I will ever receive the kind of advances that I was paid before my arrest and my career stalled“said the Brooklyn-born singer.
In addition, at the moment he does not have any concerts scheduled for this 2022, reported All Hip Hop.
According to site XXL, Wack 100, who is Tekashi’s manager, posted a snippet of a conversation where he says the rapper is “so broken” that he “had to send him $20 for gas.”
Tekashi 6ix9ine and his legal problems
On November 18, 2018 Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested in New York, facing charges for crimes related to the organized crime and firearms.
For 13 months he lived his process behind bars and on December 18, 2019 he was sentenced to two years in prison and 5 more years of probation.
On April 2, 2020, he was released from prison and after 4 months of being confined at home, on August 3, 2020, his house arrest ended.
After being released on parole, he confessed that he fears for his life: “Without security? A lot. With security? ‘Nah’.” To keep himself safe he hired a team of bodyguards who go between 8 and 22 membersfor which he spends “a lot, a lot” to pay for his services, he told in September 2020.