Tekashi 6ix9ine Exposes Trippie Redd As A “Gang Member” During Testimony
18 September 2019, 12:40 | Updated: 5 October 2020, 11:30
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has revealed that Trippie Redd was allegedly apart of an opposing gang member to his former gang Nine Trey Bloods.
Tekashi 6ix9ine took to the witness stand and testified against his gang associates Anthony "Harv" Ellison and Aljermiah "Nuke" Mack yesterday (Sept 16). During his testimony, the rapper exposed Trippie Redd, as a former gang member.
Reporter Matthew Russell Lee, who's twitter account is @innercitypress, was live-tweeting from Manhattan's Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse on Tuesday (Sept. 17), 6ix9ine alleged that Trippie was once a member of a gang.
According to Innercitypress, Tekashi 6ix9ine exposed Trippie Redd as apart of a gang who was in opposition to the game he was involved with.
Tekashi 6ix9ine revealed that he became an official member of Nine Trey Bloods Gangs after he released the 'KOODA' video in December 2017.
6ix9ine: to be initiated you had to do work. Like, cutting someone's face.— Inner City Press (@innercitypress) September 17, 2019
Mr Hernandez, but you were not initiated, right.
Right. I just had to keep making hits and giving financial support to the gang. Equipping with guns. Like, so they could buy guns
After Tekashi 6ix9ine revealed how he was intiated into the gang and who plays what role, the rapper brought Trippie Redd's name up in the courthouse.
The "FEFE" rapper spoke on how the song Kooda came about, and he revealed that the gang members in his music videos was a formal which worked well.
Hearsay: Shotti said, that little rainbow head knows that he doing.— Inner City Press (@innercitypress) September 17, 2019
"How did Kooda come about?"
"I knew I had a formula, to repeat it, the gang, what is the word for it, image, I would say, promote it, you know what I'm trying to say? That's what people like."
When talking about his song "Gummo" going viral, Tekashi revealed that "GUMMO" is "a diss song, toward like somebody I don't get along with".
The person he was referring to is rapper Trippie Redd. According to InnerCityPress, Tekashi said "Trippie Redd was part of Five Nine Brims, Hernandez testifies" writes Lee, who refers to Tekashi by his government name of Daniel Hernandez.
Trippie Redd was part of Five Nine Brims, Hernandez testifies.— Inner City Press (@innercitypress) September 17, 2019
"Did there come a time that Gummo was released on the Internet?"
Yes, it went viral. "Meaning, people shared it."
"I just put it up on YouTube and said, whatever happens, happens."
The "TATI" rapper could face at least 47 years in prison. 6ix9ine is expected to be sentenced in January 2020.