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Snoop Dogg has expressed his annoyance over the attention that has been given to rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine following his release from prison.
The 24-year-old - whose real name is Daniel Hernandez - put out a new track called 'Gooba' and broke the record for Instagram Live viewers in a rant where he defended himself for 'snitching'.
Off the back of all this attention, Snoop Dogg has expressed his disappointment, calling the young rapper a 'rat'.
In an Instagram post from TIDAL's chief content officer, Elliott Wilson, Snoop wrote: "They gotta stop pushing this [rat emoji] all these media outlets making snitching cool I'm old school f**k 69 and everybody pushing his line right now all New York. Gz.
"Feel me on this and if u don't f**k u2. @meekmill If u allow sucka shit then u a sucka. Love u cuz stay sucka free."
Snoop tagged Meek Mill who also condemed the decision to give 6ix9ine attention in the media. He wrote on the same post: "Durkio dropped today and he the streets cmon Elliot? Post Durk shit it's no post from Durk on a hip hop page but this????? You the og Elliot".
Yesterday, Tekashi 6ix9ine asked fans to describe him in one word and got, well, pretty much annihilated after many commented with a rat emoji (one even posted 44 of them) and others found only one word that sprang to mind: "Snitch."
Whichever approach fans went for, they were all referring to the same thing, as the star had been facing up to 47 years behind bars for racketeering, but managed to get his sentence reduced by cooperating with prosecutors against former fellow gang members in the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.
He was sentenced to 24 months behind bars last year after pleading guilty to nine counts of federal racketeering, weapons-related offences, and conspiracy, and was due to be released this August.
However, Tekashi was then released early after his lawyer argued that his asthma made him vulnerable to coronavirus while in prison, with Judge Engelmayer saying in his ruling: "The Court grants the defendant's motion for compassionate release.
"Had the Court known that sentencing Mr. Hernandez to serve the final four months of his term in a federal prison would have exposed him to a heightened health risk, the Court would have directed that these four months be served instead in home confinement.
"In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the defendant must remain at his residence except to seek any necessary medical treatment or to visit his attorney, in each instance with prior notice and approval by the Probation Department."
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