Upon his release from prison later this year, one of Tekashi 6ix9ine’s top priorities will be hiring new security detail. According to TMZ, the incarcerated rapper’s former bodyguards no longer want the job because they believe protecting 6ix9ine will put them in harm’s way.
The outlet reports that 6ix9ine’s ex-security felt he unnecessarily risked their safety even before he went to prison and that now, after turning on Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods and working with the federal government, the target on his back has only grown.
During 6ix9ine’s sentencing, his lawyer Lance Lazzaro agreed.
“As a result of Hernandez’s cooperation with the government against multiple gang members with the Bloods, Hernandez’s safety is still, and will continue to be for the foreseeable future, seriously at risk,” Lazzaro said. “Given the significant and ongoing threat to Hernandez’s safety as a result of his past and potential future cooperation, the government has filed papers that force Hernandez to remain incarcerated at a private jail in an effort to secure his safety. However, even at the private jail, Hernandez is still housed with various members of the Bloods.”
His safety risk inside prison has recently become an issue, with 6ix9ine requesting to serve out the remainder of his sentence at home.
Blueface gave his opinion of the matter during an interview with TMZ.
“They smart, they some smart bodyguards,” he told the outlet. “That’s life or death. Fu*k [6ix9ine’s] talent, that’s life or death.”
When asked about the future of 6ix9ine’s rapping career, Blueface replied, “That’s over with.” He added that he has no intention of working with the “FEFE” rapper.
Last month, 6ix9ine was sentenced to 24 months in prison with five years of supervised release. Given the 13 months of time served under his belt, the rapper is projected to be released in November. However, Lazzaro has previously predicted he’ll be out by August, due to the good behavior guidelines that have been established by the Bureau of Prisons.