Rapper 6ix9ine (aka Tekashi69) has spoken out for the first time since he was reportedly attacked, robbed and kidnapped after filming a music video in Brooklyn.
The original report claimed that the rapper was followed by three men as he made his way home from the shoot. As he arrived at his house, it’s said that the attackers blocked his drive before forcing him into their vehicle.
Sources said that gunmen knocked Tekashi69 unconscious by pistol whipping him – before entering his home and stealing $750,000 of jewellery and $15,000-$20,000 in cash. Tekashi69’s daughter and her mother were in the property at the time but not hurt. The rapper then escaped the car and was helped to a hospital by a stranger.
6ix9ine has now spoken out about the assault and said that he suffered “concussion trauma to the head” but is now “fine”.
In a conversation with DJ Akademiks during his live stream on Twitch, the young rapper claimed that “It was an inside job” and that the assaulters “know how the king of New York moves, you know what I’m saying? The only person that can get a Pharaoh in Egypt is the person who helped build the fuckin’ kingdom, you know what I’m saying?”
Watch the full interview below.
‘I’m just happy to be alive,” 6ix9ine said and referenced the death of XXXTentacion “I look at the X situation and I’m just like, ‘That could have been me.'”
Following the interview, 6ix9ine shared a photo of deceased rapper XXXTentacion on Instagram with the caption: “yesterday morning I had a feeling that it was my day to die. May GOD strike me dead if I’m lying. Everything happens for a reason. I know you was there. Nothing materialistic is more important then LIFE”
Earlier this month, 6ix9ine was arrested after allegedly choking 16-year-old. The arrest is believed to be connected to an alleged altercation that occurred in January. A 16-year-old claimed that they were choked by the musician at Galeria Mall in Houston. He was reportedly detained by police at JFK Airport as he returned from his European tour.