6ix9ine was born Daniel Hernandez on May 8, 1996 in Bushwick, New York City, and is an American rapper, songwriter, and convicted criminal. 6ix9ine was first spotted working in a vegan bodega, by rap turn Righteous P who reckoned Hernandez had the look of a rapper. 6ix9ine launched his career with a handful of songs in 2014, most notable for his aggressive rapping style which were released by label FCK THEM in Slovakia. 6ix9ine issued his debut song Gummo, which rose to fame on the Billboard chart, and made his UK Official Singles Chart debut with the song Gotti in 2018. 6ix9ine is also famous for the amount of feuds he’s had with fellow rappers, leading to real life violent scuffles, most notably his beef with rapper Chief Keef, which lead to an attempted assassination in 2018, and was confirmed to be under investigation by the New York Police Department for possible involvement with the incident, wherein 6ix9ine pleaded guilty to ordering an associate and paying them $20,000 to shoot Chief Keef.