Tekashi 6ix9ine contemplated suicide throughout his stint behind bars for his function in the 9 Trey Gangsta Bloods, he revealed in a new interview.
Tekashi, whose actual 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 stated. “Mentally, I believe folks would have tried suicide. At a degree in jail, I considered it. It’s a lot stress, a lot stress, since you’re seeing your self on the information every single day — this, that and a 3rd, when is that this going to return to an finish?”
The Bushwick, Brooklyn-born provocateur was labeled a snitch for taking the stand towards his 9 Trey gang members — a transfer that spared him many years in prison on racketeering conspiracy and different prices.
He in the end was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison, together with time served, however was launched 17 months later in April because of the coronavirus pandemic, and ordered to serve out one other 4 months on house confinement.
Legal professionals for the “Gummo” rapper argued for his early launch as a result of he has bronchial asthma — a situation that landed him in the hospital whereas incarcerated.
“With the bronchial asthma and the coronavirus, I caught bronchitis as soon as and two bronchial asthma assaults in prison,” he instructed Fox. “Once I caught bronchitis, they despatched me to the hospital and the physician stated, ‘What’s occurring in that jail? Why is it so chilly in that jail?’ I keep in mind, 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 mom of his youngster.
He once more addressed his critics in the new interview, saying testifying was the one strategy to survive.
“The viewers understands it, the world, the general public understands it, however they’ll paint it like, ‘Properly, we don’t perceive, this man’s a snitch,’” he stated. “However what’s the definition of a snitch? I really feel just like the definition of a snitch and definition of a rat is telling in your mates.”
Tekashi now rolls across the metropolis with eight bodyguards and has been just lately noticed hitching a experience on the F practice and not using a masks on.
He instructed Fox that he’s in an excellent place “mentally” — although these near him worry for his security.
“God has constructed me so sturdy,” he stated. “ that saying, ‘What doesn’t kill you solely makes you stronger’? So mainly I really feel like I’m not invincible however I really feel like I’m on the peak of my psychological state, the place I’m identical to, ‘I’ll be tremendous.’”
Extra of Tekashi’s interview is ready to air Thursday.