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S1, E1 Identity

Original Air Date: Feb 21, 2021

Growing up in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Daniel Hernandez faces an early childhood trauma that triggers his journey of transformation into hip hop’s supervillain, Tekashi 6ix9ine. From a young age Daniel is hyperaware that social media fame and fortune depend on endlessly upping the shock, awe and outrage. He manufactures his trademark rainbow look and outrageous rap persona. After joining the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods and dropping his seminal track “Gummo,” his newborn child and her mother are left wondering what the future holds. Series premiere.

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  • Season 1

    This three-part documentary series profiles hip-hop artist Tekashi 6ix9ine’s epic rise to notoriety. Director Karam Gill examines the culture of manufactured celebrity through 6ix9ine’s mastery of social media.

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