Tekashi 6ix9ine will reject witness protection after snitching on Bloods, Cardi B

July 2018 mug shot of Daniel Hernandez, aka Tekashi 6ix9ine (Image source: NYPD)

Tekashi 6ix9ine will reportedly refuse to enter witness protection after he completes his prison stint. The embattled rapper wants to resume his music career and will hire bodyguards to protect him around the clock, according to TMZ.

He also will have to pay for the protection of his family members and some friends who could be targeted due to their association.

Tekashi, whose given name is Daniel Hernandez, may have put himself in danger with his testimony in federal court. During his three-day testimony, Tekashi snitched on members of the Bloods gang and several rappers.

He revealed that he met most of the Nine Trey Bloods gang members at a video shoot for his song “Gummo.” Tekashi wanted real gang members in the video and paid for three dozen red bandanas for them to wear during the shoot.

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A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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