6ix9ine was arrested in November of 2018 on racketeering charges, alongside many of his former associates—including frequent social media co-star Kifano “Tr3yway Shotti” Jordan. The federal indictment revealed an investigation that dates back to 2013, and 6ix9ine has been no stranger to the courtroom in recent years. Below is a timeline (that will be continually updated) of 6ix9ine’s major interactions with the legal system.
A Timeline of 6ix9ine and Tr3yway’s Legal Problems
Shawn is a writer and reporter for podcasts at Complex, and the author of the book Complex Presents Dummy Boy: Tekashi 6ix9ine and the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. Shows he has written include Infamous and Complex Subject.
Shawn is also the former editor-in-chief of Rap Genius and the creator and host of The Cipher, a critically acclaimed hip-hop podcast. He has written about music and culture for Forbes, The Atlantic, Vibe, The Source, GQ, Esquire, The Sondheim Review, and more.