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Tekashi 6ix9ine; Inked Up Young Blood Rapper

Tekashi 6ix9ine; Inked Up Young Blood Rapper
July 24
14:33 2018

Tekashi 6ix9nine; All About the 69’s:

Tekashi 6ix9ine is a young New York rapper, making headlines all across the united states and the world these days.
He is rocketing to the top in modern rap with his music. But he is almost, if not exactly, just as famous for his very unique appearance. He is to say the least colorful. With multi colored hair, grills on his teeth and outfits, he is immediately and easily noticeable wherever he goes.

But more than anything, what people have noticed, is his very peculiar and “aggressive” tattoo collection. Having inked his face even at the tender age of 18 and covering most of his body in tattoos. It is not an uncommon thing to see with younger rappers these days. But there is a special twist to Tekashi’s collection. He is covered in over 200 tattoos with the number 69 in all sorts of styles, also on his face.

So what is it about the 69, that is so special to this young rapper? He is fascinated with what could be called the ying yang aspect of the number. How a 6 is just a 9 turned upside down and vice versa. Indeed he seems to religiously believe in the fact, that much of what happens in the world, is all about the perspective it is viewed from, and the young rapper is not all wrong. But one might say he has taken his fascination a bit far, but who are we to judge?

Controversial Through and Through:

Though Tekashi 6ix9ine is successful in the rap game, the young rapper has had his fair share of controversies in his (somewhat) short career. Becoming famous for his outlandish appearance on Instagram and Reddit, Even before he truly broke through as a rapper. Having innumerable beefs with other rappers in the industry. So many that it seems a lot, even compared to other young rappers.

Even at one time having to distance himself, from a shooting occurring against a rapper called chief Keef. As the shooting allegedly could have been a result of a beef between the two rappers, to start with. But he even goes as far as having feuds with very well established rappers. Such as the game, however, that feud was not started by Tekashi.

But his biggest bit of controversy, was his chargers for sexual conduct with a minor. Of which he was found guilty. We won’t go into details about it here. But it shows quite something about the industry and the rapper himself, since he has continued his rise to fame, after such charges.

Final Comment:

Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently touring the world, showing off as he and other young rappers do, on social media and at their gigs, with their money and “outrageous” appearances. But what do you guys think of this young successful rapper? do you have other people in mind you think we should talk about? Let us know in the comments.

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Mads

Mads

Mads W. K. Masters of science in Sociology (Cand. Scient. Soc.), from the University of Copenhagen, who specializes in embodiment sociology, but especially in tattoos and tattoo culture etc.

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