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Here's everything you need to know about notorious 'GOOBA' rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine.
Tekashi 6ix9ine is 5ft 5, or 165cm tall. Picture: Getty
A three-part documentary about the life of Tekashi 6ix9ine, titled 'Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine,' dropped in February 2021. The documentary premiered on Showtime, but you can also watch it on FuboTV, Sling and Hulu + Live TV. Picture: Instagram
Weeks after the pair were involved in an alteration outside a nightclub, 6ix9ine challenged Meek Mill to a one-on-one fight. "THE “STREETS” VS THE REAL LIFE. I DONT DO NOTHING FOR FREE & I GOT MORE MONEY THEN THIS BOZO AND HE BEEN RAPPING FOR 10 YEARS," he wrote on Instagram. Picture: Instagram/Getty
In February 2021, Tekashi 6ix9ine returned to social media to debut his new inkings. The rapper is now covered head-to-toe in tattoos, including rainbow-coloured designs and, of course, '69' emblazoned absolutely everywhere. Picture: Instagram
On May 8 2020, 6ix9ine dropped 'GOOBA', his first song and music video since being released from prison the month before. It broke the record for the biggest 24 hour debut for a hip-hop video in YouTube history, beating Eminem's 'Killshot' which held the title from 2018. The video features 6ix9ine and a bevy of dancers, including his girlfriend Jade and her sister. Picture: Youtube
Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently known for his signature face tattoos and his multicoloured hair. However Daniel Hernandez was once a fresh-faced young man with a standard haircut and minimal tattoos! But the controversial rapper later opted to make himself stand out through his visual appearance and viral antics. Picture: Twitter
Tekashi 6ix9ine was denied entrance to Hot 97’s 2018 Summer Jam in New York, despite covering his face tattoos with makeup to make himself less recognisable. The rapper slammed the radio station during a video chat with DJ Akademics, before Hot 97 presenter Ebro revealed that he was denied entry because he doesn't "know when to shut up". Picture: DJ Akademics
Tekashi 6ix9ine's heated feud with Chief Keef appeared to begin after 6ix9ine dissed him on Instagram. The controversial rapper then claimed that Keef and his associates were “p*ssy” if they didn’t kill him within 48 hours in NYC. Keef responded by travelling to New York the next day. However after 6ix9ine revealed he was actually in LA, shots were fired at Chief Keef outside the W hotel. Nobody was injured. 6ix9ine then attempted to distance himself from the shooting. Picture: Instagram
Tekashi 6ix9ine has two daughters - his eldest, Saraiyah, he shares with ex-girlfriend Sara Molina, and his youngest, Briella Iris, he shares with a woman named Layla. Picture: Instagram
In a touching Instagram post, Tekashi explained the meaning of his name to fans: "I never lost sense of where I came from. That’s what makes me 69. The true meaning of 69 is just because you’re right doesn’t mean I’m wrong YOU JUST HAVENT SEEN LIFE FROM MY PERSPECTIVE. Turn the 6 upside down it’s 9 but remains the same in a different perspective. Open your mind and heart." Picture: Instagram
Tekashi 6ix9ine's heated feud with The Game appeared to begin after the Compton rapper expressed his dislike for 6ix9ine on stage in Slovenia. He yelled out "f*ck 69" on stage and got his fans to shout "fake ass blood". 6ix9ine then responded with a disrespectful Instagram message towards The Game, before the pair's feud began to escalate. Picture: Instagram
The official video for Tekashi 6ix9ine's breakout hit 'Gummo' currently has over 367 million views on YouTube. The eye-catching video sees the rapper in a neighbourhood surrounded by gang members. Picture: Instagram
Tekashi 6ix9ine was born on May 8 1996, making him currently 25-years-old. Picture: Instagram
6ix9ine has pled guilty to three felony counts of Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance. He was reportedly 18 years old on the date of the crime, while the victim was a minor of an unconfirmed age. Picture: Instagram
6ix9ine's net worth is currently unknown. However, as of 2020, his net worth his rumoured to be around $4 million. Picture: Instagram
6ix9ine collaborated with fellow New York native Nicki Minaj on their song 'FEFE' which dropped in July 2018. The song featured on 6ix9ine's debut album 'Dummy Boy' and also on Minaj's 2018 album 'Queen'. Minaj faced major criticism for working with 6ix9ine in light of his previous conviction for child sex offences. Picture: Getty
6ix9ine is of Mexican descent and was born in Brooklyn, New York. Picture: Instagram
Despite working together in the past, 6ix9ine is currently feuding with rapper Trippie Redd. In November 2017, Trippie Redd took to Instagram live to accuse Teka$hi of having him beaten up while he was in New York and went on to call Tekashi a "weirdo", a "rapist", and "gay". The pair have since traded a series of insults on social media. Picture: Instagram
His real name is actually Daniel Hernandez. However the rapper goes by the stage names 6IX9INE, Teka$hi69, Tekashi69 and Teka$hi 6ix9ine. Picture: Instagram
Despite his young age, the rapper has already covered most of his body is tattoos. The number 69 is prevalent, which is the name of his gang.
6ix9ine returned to Instagram in April 2020 after his early release from prison. Under the handle @6ix9ine, he boasts over 19 million followers and in May 2020, he broke the record for most people viewing his Instagram Live after hitting 2 million viewers. Picture: Instagram
The New York rapper attempted use the platform to clear his name, claiming that the situation was not rape or sexual misconduct since he was himself an underage child too and that the story happened in 2014. Picture: Akademiks
The rapper claimed to have been signed to Birdman's 'RichGang' in February 2018. "Just Signed to Birdman RICHGANG, 15 Million February 23rd!" he wrote alongside a photo of him next to Birdman and Young Thug. However, nothing has been confirmed from Birdman so far! Picture: Instagram
Tekashi 6ix9ine previewed his new song with Tory Lanez and Scott Storch during a video on Instagram. The song, taken from his new album 'Dummy Boy', features steel pans throughout similar to Kodak Black's 'ZEZE'. Picture: Instagram
6ix9ine's debut offering features some huge names including Young Thug, Offset, Tory Lanez, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Fetty Wap, and includes the viral hit singles 'Gummo' and 'Keke'. Picture: Instagram
6ix9ine was reportedly arrested while filming a music video for his song 'Billy'. The controversial rapper was pictured being dragged away by police officers while on set. There is currently no news on what 6ix9ine was actually arrested for. Was it a publicity stunt? Picture: Instagram
Before his fame, Tekashi was fresh-faced and didn't have a single face tattoo! His hair was also a natural colour, as opposed to the rainbow hairstyle he sports today. Sooner or later, however, the rapper went under the needle for face tatts including a bold '69' inked on his forehead, as well as the character 'Jigsaw' from the Saw movies on his cheek. Picture: YouTube
Tekashi 6ix9ine and YG's feud started over an interview on The Breakfast Club. 6ix9ine fuelled the beef by claiming that YG was just the "Toot It & Boot It" rapper, while YG responded with a furious Instagram video threatening him.
6ix9ine's debut album 'Dummy Boy' was released on November 27, 2018, and features appearances from Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Lil Baby, Gunna, Tory Lanez among others. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 and has achieved platinum status.
50 Cent has hailed Tekashi 6ix9ine as his "son" on multiple occasions, and often roasts his fellow New Yorker for his antics and frequent altercations with the law. At one point, he handed over his 'King Of New York' crown to 6ix9ine. Credit: Instagram
Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently dating model and bartender Jade, whose Instagram is @_ohsoyoujade. Before his arrest, 6ix9ine splashed out $35k on a watch for her birthday gift in November 2018, and while he was behind bars she had his face tattooed on her chest.
Tekashi 6ix9ine has a baby daughter with a woman called Sarah. They are not currently in a relationship, however they co-parent their child together called Saraiyah. 6ix9ine has posed with her as a family on social media and has made reference to them living together in the past. 6ix9ine's baby mama's Instagram name is @iamsaramolina.