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Tekashi 6Ix9Ine has been sentenced to two years in prison for crimes he carried out while he was a member of a violent gang.
The rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, pleaded guilty to racketeering and other offences in New York .
The 23-year-old initially denied the charges but entered a plea bargain, giving evidence against other gang members in order to get a reduced sentence.
The 13 months he's spent in jail already will be included.
The rapper had been facing a minimum of 47 years and a maximum of life in prison but The Plea bargain means he could be released around November 2020.
He testified against former members of Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods .
Racketeering is when people use criminal actions to repeatedly take money from others, often associated with protection rackets.Tekashi 6Ix9Ine performing at a concert
He joined The Gang in 2017 but left less than a year later.
Nine Trey Bloods committed robberies, dealt drugs and were violent against rivals and each other according to their testimonies.
6Ix9Ine gave information on Anthony Ellison and Aljermiah Mack and both men have since.
They detailed how they've suffered because of The Attack .
He added: "Never have I been so scared as the cold, hard metallic gun was pressed against my abdomen. "
The Other victim said in her statement: "As a result of this entire ordeal, I have suffered greatly from mental anguish and emotional distress. So traumatised by this aftermath, That over a year later, I have had a difficult time getting past The Incident suffering from what we believe is post-traumatic stress disorder. "
"Ever since, I find myself unable to do the Simple Things an adult should do. "'He intends to resume his career'
Lisa Evers has been covering The Trial for local station Fox 5 News , and says although Tekashi 6Ix9Ine may have turned his back on his former gang associates, he definitely hasn't turned his back on music.
She told Newsbeat he "he may possibly Go Overseas in order To Live where he can be safe, because there are many people, as you can Imagine . . That are looking to do harm to him because of his testimony.
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