Brooklyn-based rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine struck a plea deal in his criminal case, 6ix9ine has pleaded guilty to nine counts. He will also cooperate with federal government officials moving forward.As part of his agreement, Tekashi pleaded guilty on Jan. 23 to nine charges including racketeering conspiracy, firearms offenses, and violent crimes in aid of racketeering.
“In the fall of 2017, I met and joined the Nine Trey Blood Gang,” Tekashi, 22, told Manhattan U.S. District Judge Paul Englemayer, according to a transcript of the court proceedings obtained by The Daily Beast. “As a member of Nine Trey, the enterprise engaged in such activities including shooting at people, robbing people, and at times drug trafficking.”
“What was the thing after shooting? Shooting people?” Englemayer asked.
“Robbing people,” Tekashi replied.
Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 24, 2020. The Associated Press pointed out Friday that a mandatory minimum 47-year sentence would have been in play if not for 6ix9ine’s cooperation.
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