Amid the avalanche of reports round Tekashi 6ix9ine over the previous week, one of many lesser-noticed objects after he was arrested on an array of federal costs final week is the truth that his “Dummy Boy” album was postponed from its scheduled Nov. 23 launch. Whereas the rapper stays incarcerated after his bail was denied Monday, the album immediately arrived on streaming companies Tuesday afternoon.
In a in all probability unintended irony, the album’s first monitor, “Stoopid,” is a duet with rapper Bobby Shmurda, who is also in jail — on murder-conspiracy and weapons costs till at the very least late 2020. Different options on the album — each tune of which, as regular, has a single-word all-caps title besides “Tic Toc,” which has two — embody Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Tony Lanez, Lil Child and others.
6ix9ine (actual title: Daniel Hernandez) pleaded not responsible to federal racketeering and firearms costs in New York on Monday morning. A pre-trial convention is ready for January 22 and the trial is scheduled for September. The rapper, whose actual title is Daniel Hernandez, and his co-defendants, who additionally pled not responsible, will stay in custody, the place they’ve been since Nov. 18, though it’s unclear for a way lengthy.
Hernandez, who was already in authorized hassle on a number of fronts, was arrested with Jordan and associates Faheem Walter and Jensel Butler in New York on Nov. 18 on federal racketeering and firearms costs. The eight-count indictment claims Hernandez and the opposite defendants “participated within the operation and administration of” the 9 Trey Gangsta Bloods gang. Hernandez, Jordan, and two others are accused of robbing unidentified rivals of the gang at gunpoint on April three; the indictment additionally mentions a July 16 capturing incident in Brooklyn.
Hernandez and others are accused of agreeing “to shoot a person who had proven disrespect to members of 9 Trey, and on account of this settlement an harmless bystander was shot.” Hernandez and Joran are each going through six counts, essentially the most critical of which is discharging a firearm whereas committing a criminal offense, which carries a minimal 25-year sentence and a most penalty of life.