Daniel Hernandez (birthed Might 8, 1996), recognized properly as 6ix9ine (obvious "six nine"), is an American rap artist, vocalist, songwriter, and also media character. His music occupation has actually been marked by an aggressive design of rapping, while his controversial public identity is identified by his distinctive rainbow-themed appearance, tattoos, public feuds with fellow celebs, and legal issues.
Birthed and also elevated in Brooklyn, Hernandez first ended up being extensively recognized in 2017, after releasing his launching single "Gummo". The tune became a nationwide hit, getting to number 12 on the Signboard Hot 100, and also enjoyed further commercial success after acquiring platinum certification in the United States. He took place to release the mixtape Day69 a year later on, which consisted of three extra songs to additionally chart on the Warm 100, while the mixtape itself debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 cd graph.
A couple of months later, his solitary "Fefe" featuring fellow rap artist Nicki Minaj and also Murda Beatz, came to a head at number three on the Warm 100 and functioned as the lead single for his launching cd, Dummy Kid (2018 ). Regardless of generally adverse important reception, the cd debuted at number two on the Signboard 200.
Hernandez's outspoken public character as well as lawful issues have actually gotten substantial limelights. He has actually been a regular resource of conflict for his conduct on social networks as well as feuds with other celebs. In 2015, he begged guilty to a felony matter of use of a youngster in a sexual performance and also was sentenced to 4 years' probation and 1000 hrs of community service. In 2018, he was jailed on racketeering, tools, and also medications costs, for which he pled guilty in 2019, and is dealing with a feasible 47-year jail sentence.
Hernandez increased to importance on social media sites due to a July 2017 Instagram blog post that went viral on both Reddit and Twitter.  Hernandez's commercial debut single "Gummo" was launched on November 10, 2017, as well as at some point came to a head at number 12 on the United States Signboard Hot 100.   It was certified platinum by the RIAA on March 5, 2018.  His next single, "Kooda", debuted at number 61 on the Warm 100 the week of December 23, 2017.  On January 14, 2018, Hernandez launched his third solitary, "Keke", with Fetty Wap as well as A Boogie wit da Hoodie, which likewise charted on the Warm 100. 
Soon later, Hernandez introduced his debut mixtape, labelled Day69.  The mixtape was released on February 23, 2018, and also debuted at number 4 on the Signboard 200 cd graph with 55,000 album-equivalent devices, of which 20,000 were pure sales.   According to Jon Caramanica of The New York City Times, the tape was an outgrowth of the "SoundCloud rap surge", and also was notable for its determination to deviate from hip-hop's prevailing noise.  After the release of Day69, two tunes from the cd, "Billy" and "Rondo" both debuted on the Billboard Hot 100, with "Billy" peaking at number 50 as well as "Rondo" at number 73.  
In April 2018, Hernandez released "Gotti", a remix of a function he did for musician Packman labelled "Obtained it, Obtained it".  The song's video clip was released on April 16, 2018, and involved video of Hernandez contributing packages of $100 costs to bad people in the Dominican Republic.   The track was included in Day69 as a deluxe song and debuted at number 99 on the Billboard Hot 100 before handing over the following week, making it his sixth consecutive Hot 100 access. 
Hernandez stirred up dispute in May 2018 when he was associated with a shooting with the entourage of fellow New york city rap artist Casanova as part of a fight; this resulted in Hernandez losing a $5 million earphone offer and also being prohibited from the Barclays Facility.  After the capturing, Hernandez quit releasing songs for numerous months, prior to launching "Tati", including DJ Spinking in June, which debuted at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100. 
In July 2018, Hernandez launched his 8th single, "Fefe", featuring Nicki Minaj and also Murda Beatz; the single debuted at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 before coming to a head at number 3 in its 2nd week, noting Hernandez's greatest entrance on the graph and also his very first solitary to arrive 5 of the Hot 100.  "Fefe" was later licensed dual platinum by the Recording Industry Organization of America.  His subsequent songs, "Bebe" as well as "Stoopid", additionally reached the top 30 of the Hot 100. 
In early October 2018, Hernandez was included on the track "Aulos Reloaded" with French home DJ Vladimir Cauchemar and also "Kick" with Danish singer Jimilian.  On November 7, 2018, it was revealed that his launching workshop album, Dummy Boy, was to be released on November 23,  yet on November 21, it was announced that the album would be held off.  The cd was ultimately launched without notice on November 27, on all streaming solutions.  In spite of typically unfavorable essential reception, the album became his greatest charting, after debuting at second on the Billboard 200.