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Tekashi 6ix9ine Drops First Album Since Prison

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Five months after his early release from prison, Tekashi 6ix9ine has dropped his new album: TattleTales.

The 24-year-old rapper – real name Daniel Hernandez – had been serving a two-year sentence on charges of racketeering, drug trafficking and other offences, following his notorious testimony against the Nine Trey Bloods gang.

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However, the Brooklyn rapper clearly isn’t bothered about the echoes of being called a ‘snitch’ – especially as his first album since leaving prison is titled TattleTales.

In his earlier announcement of the album, Tekashi said: ‘Yo, I got a huge announcement for y’all. I’m dropping the album September 4. TattleTales, the album. I think the killers, the hitters, is over here. Try to keep it down… Let’s pay respect to all the soldiers.’

The new release features GOOBA – which kickstarted a drama between the rapper and Billboard after Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s Stuck With U topped the charts – as well as Punani, YAYA and TROLLZ featuring Nicki Minaj.

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TattleTales’ release has also coincided with Lil Durk’s The Voice, the Chicago rapper’s latest single. In a now-deleted Instagram story, Tekashi wrote: ‘Remember this goofy said he want all the smoke’ and ‘Lil Durk reportedly not dropping album today’.

The two rappers have been ‘beefing’ for quite some time, reaching a turning point earlier this week when both sides accused the other of offering millions of dollars to keep trolling. Lil Tjay also said he was offered money from Tekashi’s team.

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In an earlier Instagram Live stream, Lil Durk explained: 

That bitch-ass n**** label call me. Somebody from his camp. I ain’t gonna say his label. Somebody from his camp called somebody from my camp talkin’ ’bout they’ll give me $3 million to keep trolling with this n****.

Dead. I hope y’all on here lookin’ and listenin’. That sh*t dead, man. I ain’t never gon’ turn my back on the f*ckin’ streets, ever. I’m the fucking voice, know what I’m sayin’? That money sh*t ain’t gonna change a muthaf*cka. So I ain’t never gon’ respond to this n**** ever f*ckin’ again. Say what you want, do what you want. You can’t f*cking troll me n****, I’m the streets.

However, in an opposing Instagram post, Tekashi said he was offered $5 million to keep up the social media quarrels, as well as claiming he was flown out to Los Angeles to help promote another rapper’s album.

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He said, standing beside the pool of a Hollywood Hills home: ‘Oh, by the way, we in L.A. right now, come get this building. Look, let me give y’all a head start… First come, first served!’

Tekashi clearly doesn’t care. To be honest mate, neither do we.

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Topics: Music, Rap, Rappers, Tekashi 6ix9ine

Cameron Frew
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