Daniel Hernández is professionally known as 6ix9ine, Tekashi 6ix9ine, or Tekashi69. He is an American singer, rapper, songwriter and Internet personality. He is known for his distinctive rainbow theme look, aggressive style of wrapping, tattoos, controversial public personalities and legal issues. His net worth is $ 8 million.
6ix9 early life –
Daniel was born on 8 May 1996 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City. By the age of 13, he was raised with his elder brother. His father is shot dead a few steps away from home. After his father’s death, he becomes mentally disturbed. She was expelled from school when she was in 8th grade for bad behavior. He then started doing strange things to financially support his mother. He even sold drugs to increase his income. He was later arrested and jailed for his criminal activities.
6ix9ine career life –
In 2012 Daniel met Peter “Righteous P” Rodgers, CEO of New York record label Hikari-Ultra. After the meeting they decided to perform rap songs. He started his career as a rapper in 2014. He released songs like “69” and “Scoomlife”. In October 2014, he collaborated with two other rappers for the first time as a leading artist.
Over the next three years he released several tracks and various videos. Some of the tracks include Scumlife, Hellsing Station, Yokai etc. He attracted audience attention for his aggressive style of rapping. He uses the anime as a music video visual. FCK THEM released many of its opening songs.
Daniel rose to fame as an internet meme for his rainbow-based grilles, extensive tattoos and rainbow-dyed hair. He eventually became a partner of New York rapper Xilami. But later they run away stealing Daniel and the songs he composed.
Daniel 2017’s songs Exodia, Go Crazy, Ovei and Zeta Zero 0.5 helped him identify as a rapper.
6ix9 personal life –
Daniel can speak Spanish and has sung many songs in Spanish. He was raised as Christine. He became the father of a daughter when he was 18 years old. In late 2018, he was sent to prison.