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Tekashi 6IX9INE Officially Released From Prison

1,607 views | April 3, 2020 | News | By hiphopallaround

It looks the moment many had been waiting and anticipating for has finally happened. The controversial Tekashi 6ix9ine has officially been released from federal custody yesterday (April. 2), due to the outbreak of coronavirus he was granted compassionate release as he battles with asthma he would be at risk of becoming seriously ill if contracting the virus.


It was reported by Inner City Press, who live-tweeted all throughout his trial in December, that Judge Paul Engelmayer approved the early release as a direct result of coronavirus outbreak. His early release comes just 1-2 months after he was originally denied early release. During the appeal this time, the feds approved his release before Engelmayer signed off on the order.



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Being granted a 'compassionate' release does come with some restrictions for the Brooklyn rapper, however, his first four months will be with a GPS monitor. He will not be allowed to leave his home at all unless given permission from the court.


Inner City Press on Twitter

Breaking: It's done, Judge Engelmayer's order on #6ix9ine has just come out, US asked that it be delayed: 69 "shall serve the first four months of supervised release on home incarceration, to be enforced by GPS monitoring, not to be docketed until 4 pm April 2

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It looks the moment many had been waiting and anticipating for has finally happened. The controversial Tekashi 6ix9ine has officially been released from federal custody yesterday (April. 2), due to the outbreak of coronavirus he was granted compassionate release as he battles with asthma he would be at risk of becoming seriously ill if contracting the virus.


It was reported by Inner City Press, who live-tweeted all throughout his trial in December, that Judge Paul Engelmayer approved the early release as a direct result of coronavirus outbreak. His early release comes just 1-2 months after he was originally denied early release. During the appeal this time, the feds approved his release before Engelmayer signed off on the order.






Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

Being granted a ‘compassionate’ release does come with some restrictions for the Brooklyn rapper, however, his first four months will be with a GPS monitor. He will not be allowed to leave his home at all unless given permission from the court.


Inner City Press on Twitter

Breaking: It’s done, Judge Engelmayer’s order on #6ix9ine has just come out, US asked that it be delayed: 69 “shall serve the first four months of supervised release on home incarceration, to be enforced by GPS monitoring, not to be docketed until 4 pm April 2

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