Last yr, A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg sat down with Elliot Wilson RapRadar for an interview. During the piece, Rocky went into nice element about his time in jail. Although he was solely 16 when he was despatched to Rikers Island, and he solely spent a couple of weeks there, the time locked up would change Rocky’s imaginative and prescient on life ceaselessly.
Rocky defined how he bumped into Casanova whereas locked up, and that the 2 grew to become fast buddies since they had been transferred across the facility collectively. At the time, Cas was additionally very younger. After revealing that he took recommendation from Cas, and needed to combat and maintain his personal, Rocky went in specific element about one brawl he was concerned in. Rocky recalled a second the place he needed to combat an inmate. “I needed to combat the nigga within the lavatory, no homo, we slippin’ on semen,” acknowledged Rocky. 50 Cent dug up that snippet from the interview and posted it on his Instagram with the caption, “you positive you didn’t slip on a bit of piece cleaning soap, or one thing.” 50 Cent’s trolling is famous, and I am positive Rocky will reply when he will get the possibility. It would not be the first time 50 and Rocky sparred on the ‘Gram.
Take anything and everything you hear from Tekashi 6ix9ine with a measurable grain salt. TMZ caught up with the controversial rapper shortly he’d posted bail in Harris County, Texas on charged he choked a 16-year old teen who was shadowing him closely with a camera. Tekashi for his part, seemed in good spirits, although he did exhibit what I perceived as nervous energy.
Tekashi went on to explain the scary circumstances his Rikers Island stint, where he claims inmates living in his quarters tried to slit his throat. The NY rapper abjectly described those conditions while carrying yellow show dog around like a sling. The dog’s name in case you were wondering is Louie and apparently it doesn’t grow insecure when it travels in his company. Appearances may be deceiving.
Sensing the camera was recording, 6ix9ine played up his regular antics, upgrading his assault & battery charge to a full blown case murder (she wrote). The interviewer then asked him for a play-by-play account the mall (grab). Tekashi happily shared his account the fight in a smattering unintelligible sounds, which provoked laughter from those in attendance.
With that being said, Tekashi is now free extradition until his date with destiny. For all we know, he may be fibbing and probably held in solitary for the better sake prison morale.
Tekashi 6ix9ine seemed to have a successful run in Europe for his “World Domination” tour but things weren’t as great when he landed back in America. The rapper was arrested once he landed at JFK in New York on an arrest warrant that was issued in Texas. The rapper was sent to Rikers Island where he was held in isolation after being denied bail. However, it looks like the rapper’s lawyers scored him a sweet deal but for a hefty price.
According to TMZ, Tekashi 6ix9ine has been granted bail in both New York City and Texas. The rapper’s will be released from Rikers once he pays $150K but he’ll have to surrender to authorities in Harris County, TX on Monday in order to pay another $5K.
Yesterday, the news broke out that the rapper would be behind bars until July 20th after the judge deemed him a “flight risk.” However, his lawyers got the prosecutors in Texas to agree to a bail amount before they managed to get the New York judge to grant him bail during an emergency hearing. Once his $150K bail payment is processed, he’ll be released from Rikers.
The rapper arrest warrant issued for Tekashi 6ix9ine in Texas stemmed from an incident where he allegedly choked out a 16-year-old kid who seemed to say something to get under the rapper’s skin.
Things aren’t look good for Tekashi 6ix9ine these days. After an incident at a Texas mall earlier this year where he allegedly choked out a teen, a warrant was issued for his arrest. The rapper’s been on tour in Europe for the past month for his “World Domination” tour. Unfortunately by the time he landed, police were already waiting for him. Since then, the rapper’s been denied bail and will remain in jail until his hearing on July 20th. The rapper’s currently in Rikers Island and he’s reportedly been transferred to the Contagious Disease Unit for his own safety.
According to TMZ, Tekashi 6ix9ine’s status as a celebrity has forced authorities to transfer him to the Contagious Disease Unit. Law enforcement sources said that he’ll be inside the 140-cell portion the prison which is typically meant for inmates who are the battling illnesses. It’s also used for celebrities who can’t be in general population, for their own safety and 6ix9ine apparently falls in that category.
Tekashi 6ix9ine is reportedly being held in isolation. The rapper will have absolutely no contact with any other inmates even during his one hour recreation. The rapper will only be able to have contact with the correctional ficers.
At the time his arrest, his team said that they were aware the warrant but didn’t feel like the NYPD had any business involving themselves with it because it was issued in Texas. However, they plan on dealing with the situation and getting 6ix9ine freed.
Back in 2016, it was announced that Jay Z would be executive producing a 6-part documentary series for Spike TV, titled, “Time: The Kalief Browder Story.” The documentary would cover the case Kalief Browder, a high school student from the Bronx who was imprisoned in Rikers Island prison for three years, two which in solitary confinement, without ever being convicted a crime. Browder committed suicide two years later.
It was reported today that “Time: The Kalief Browder Story” was selected alongside eight other documentaries to receive Peabody Awards, which honor engaging, affecting, and informative television programming. Other winners also included “Maya Angelou: Still I Rise,” “Newtown,” and “Last Men in Aleppo.”
When “Time” was released, it was met with universal critical acclaim, and currently holds a 100 per cent “Fresh” rating on the review aggregator website, Rotten Tomatoes. In Vanity Fair‘s review the series, Maureen Ryan wrote that, “Though it may veer into the melodramatic at times, “Time” has an important story to tell, and is imbued with a passionate desire to present every important aspect the injustices done to Browder — and thousands other men and women like him.”
During promotion for the film, Jay spoke about Browder and the effect his story had on him. He said, “I look at Kalief Browder as a modern-day prophet. Our prophets come in many different shapes, forms, or mediums. This young man just by the fact that he brought all us here today lets you know how powerful a soul he was.
“Time: The Kalief Browder Story” can be streamed on Netflix.