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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Robbed, Kidnapped In Brooklyn, Police Say

This recent attack comes just a few months after the rapper posted a video after a fight in a Los Angeles airport, in which he boasted about being “untouchable.”

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine told police on Sunday that two armed gunmen beat and kidnapped him over the weekend, robbing him of a gold chain and cash, the New York Post reported.

The 22-year-old rapper said he was on his way home from producing a music video when his car was approached by two gunmen in Brooklyn, N.Y. around 4:30 am. The burglars got away with a $750,000 chain and more than $15,000 in cash, the Post reported.

The gunmen reportedly took a cellphone from one of Tekashi’s drivers before hitting the rapper and forcing him into their car, the Post reported.

The suspects then took Tekashi to the home of his child’s mother where they forced him to call someone to bring them cash and jewelry, he told police.

The rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, was able to escape his attackers and ran to the police station to file a report. He then went to a Brooklyn hospital to be treated for his injuries, police told the Post.

Since then, however, Tekashi hasn't been cooperating with authorities, police said.

This recent attack comes just a few months after the rapper posted a video after a fight in a Los Angeles airport, boasting about being “untouchable.”

“Stop playing with me,” he said in the video, bragging about walking away unscathed from his recent fight. “Ya’ll can’t touch me.”

Video of the brawl showed Tekashi and his crew exchanging punches with another group as the altercation spilled out onto the street before police arrived. No one involved decided to press charges.

Tekashi also came under fire last year after he pleaded guilty to using a child in a sexual performance, Oxygen.com reported.

The rapper also seemed to be humbled by the attack, posting the next day to Instagram about how he felt the night of the attack could have been his last.

“As crazy as it sounds.. yesterday morning I had a feeling that it was my day to die,” he wrote on Instagram. “May GOD strike me dead if I’m lying.”

Police are investigating the incident and are looking for surveillance cameras that may have captured the attack, the Post reported. 

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