May 13, 2020
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The charity fund refused to accept $ 200 thousand from a rapper with a criminal past

The Nobody is Hungry Charitable Foundation refused to accept a donation of $ 200 thousand from 24 - summer American rapper Tekashi 6ix9in (Daniel Hernandez), reports BBC with reference to the fund manager, Share Our Strength.

The reason for the refusal was the rapper’s reputation, which the managers called “not corresponding to the foundation’s values.”

“We are grateful for Daniel Hernandez’s generous offer to donate No Kid Hungry, but we told his representatives that we had refused the donation, " quotes the BBC message from the representatives of the fund.

The musician, learning about the refusal, Instagram called it cruel, but soon removed the publication, reports the TV channel.

The rapper's real name is Daniel Hernandez. He is the son of a Mexican and Puerto Rican, was born on May 8 1996 of the year in Brooklyn.

At the end of October 2018 the year the court sentenced Tekashi 6ix9ine to four years of probation in the case of publishing an intimate video involving a minor.

In the same year he was charged with racketeering armed robbery and attempted murder. The musician was threatened with a life sentence. To avoid this, the rapper pleaded guilty and made a deal with the investigation, testifying in court against members of the gang, in which he was involved in crime. In May 2020, the artist was prematurely released as part of the US federal program in connection with the coronavirus pandemic.

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