SoundCloud rap has exploded over the last two years with rappers whose criminal pasts have led to uncertain futures. XXXTentacion was murdered last June while awaiting trial on charges that he brutally assaulted and threatened to kill his pregnant girlfriend in , allegations which only heightened his notoriety online during his brief career. He confessed to the abuse in a since-surfaced secret recording. Similarly, Tekashi 6ix9ine, whose rainbow hair suits his troll persona, has had his fame come with an asterisk.
Tekashi 6ix9ine Facing Years in State Prison, D.A. Wants Him to Register as Sex Offender
C yntoia Brown-Long was just 16 when she was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a man she claims bought her for sex. The homeless runaway had been in and out of the juvenile justice system, survived multiple rapes and assaults and was forced into sex slavery by her then-boyfriend, a pimp known as Kut Throat, who regularly sold her for drug money. Today, 15 years on and just months after her life sentence was commuted by the state governor , Brown-Long has rewritten the narrative behind her incarceration — and her past — in a memoir she began while still in prison.
Daniel Hernandez born May 8, , known professionally as Tekashi69 or just 6ix9ine pronounced "six nine" , is an American rapper, songwriter, and convicted felon. His music has been marked by an aggressive style of rapping, while his controversial public persona is characterized by his distinctive rainbow-colored hair, extensive tattoos, public feuds with fellow celebrities, and legal issues. He subsequently released the mixtape Day69 , which was supported by the singles " Kooda ", " Keke ", and " Gotti ", all of which charted on the Billboard Hot