Tekashi 6ix9ine contemplated suicide all through his stint behind bars for his perform in the 9 Trey Gangsta Bloods, he revealed in a new interview.
Tekashi, whose precise title is Daniel Hernandez, opened up about his jailhouse struggles in a sit-down with Fox 5 New York reporter Lisa Evers.
“The stress is so sturdy,” the 24-year-old rapper acknowledged. “Mentally, I imagine of us would have tried suicide. At a level in jail, I thought-about it. It’s lots stress, lots stress, because you’re seeing your self on the knowledge each single day — this, that and a third, when is that this going to return to an end?”
The Bushwick, Brooklyn-born provocateur was labeled a snitch for taking the stand in direction of his 9 Trey gang members — a switch that spared him a few years in prison on racketeering conspiracy and totally different costs.
He in the top was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison, along with time served, nonetheless was launched 17 months later in April due to the coronavirus pandemic, and ordered to serve out one different 4 months on home confinement.
Legal professionals for the “Gummo” rapper argued for his early launch because of he has bronchial bronchial asthma — a state of affairs that landed him in the hospital whereas incarcerated.
“With the bronchial bronchial asthma and the coronavirus, I caught bronchitis as quickly as and two bronchial bronchial asthma assaults in prison,” he instructed Fox. “Once I caught bronchitis, they despatched me to the hospital and the doctor acknowledged, ‘What’s occurring in that jail? Why is it so chilly in that jail?’ I preserve in thoughts, I’m handcuffed … to the mattress.”
In Could, Tekashi defended singing to the feds, saying his crew turned on him by plotting to kill him, with one sleeping with the mother of his teen.
He as soon as extra addressed his critics in the new interview, saying testifying was the one technique to survive.
“The viewers understands it, the world, most people understands it, nonetheless they will paint it like, ‘Properly, we do not understand, this man’s a snitch,'” he acknowledged. “However what is the definition of a snitch? I actually really feel identical to the definition of a snitch and definition of a rat is telling in your mates.”
Tekashi now rolls throughout the metropolis with eight bodyguards and has been simply currently seen hitching a expertise on the F follow and never utilizing a masks on.
He instructed Fox that he’s in a superb place “mentally” — though these close to him fear for his safety.
“God has constructed me so sturdy,” he acknowledged. ” that saying, ‘What does not kill you solely makes you stronger’? So primarily I actually really feel like I’m not invincible nonetheless I actually really feel like I’m on the height of my psychological state, the place I’m equivalent to, ‘I’ll be great.'”
Extra of Tekashi’s interview is able to air Thursday.