Tekashi 6ix 9nine, the rapper and ex-member of New York’s Nine Trey Bloods gang, is having trouble doing good in the world. Since his early release from prison, he’s broken Instagram Live records, dropped a new song, and attempted to donate to a charity. Emphasis on “attempted.”
The “Gooba” vocalist, born Daniel Hernandez, tried to give the nonprofit organization No Kid Hungry a $200,000 donation, but the group declined his money.
A spokeswoman said: “We are grateful for Mr. Hernandez’s generous offer to donate to No Kid Hungry, but we have informed his representatives that we have declined this donation. As a child-focused campaign, it is our policy to decline funding from donors whose activities do not align with our mission and values.”
Tekashi immediately hit back with a since-deleted Instagram post, captioned, “@nokidhungry rather take food out the mouth of these innocent children i never seen something so cruel [sic].”
Soon after, 6ix 9ine had moved on to other pursuits, trolling the NYPD on Instagram with a new post:
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