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Entertainment

Web Desk
February 25, 2021

Tekashi 6ix9ine comes clean about six-month Instagram hiatus

Entertainment

Web Desk
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has indulged fans as to why he was absent from Instagram for around six months.

The 24-year-old took to the platform on Wednesday explaining why he was absent from the public.

The rapper, who is also known as Daniel Hernandez, pleaded guilty to nine felony charges, as well as a range of firearm offenses, in January 2019 and was released from federal custody in April.

The rapper revealed that during that time, he "was just constantly eating and eating."

"The real reason I LEFT Instagram and MUSIC for 6 months is because in September I was the biggest I ever got," he detailed.

"I weighed 204 pounds and I was kinda going through a lot in life."

"I told myself to put the music to the side and focus on myself and here I am today 60 pounds lighter at 140 [pounds] ... ALL THIS TO SAY ... - IN LIFE everyone needs a break," he continued.

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