The Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine stiffed his bodyguards out of $75,000 shortly earlier than his federal bust in 2018, a brand new lawsuit alleges.
Metropolitan Patrol, a California-based agency, inked a cope with Tekashi, whose given title is Daniel Hernandez, on Nov. 1, 2018, in line with a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court docket.
Hernandez allegedly signed the contract three months after he was kidnapped, crushed and robbed of almost $800,000 in jewellery and money in Brooklyn.
Whereas Hernandez was in Los Angeles, the agency offered armed officers and armored automobiles for 9 days. Every bodyguard earned $85 an hour — not together with time beyond regulation, the swimsuit says.
An bill reveals that the armored automobiles — which price $300 to $550 a day — included a “black absolutely loaded Yukon with ballistic panels” and a “black police Ford Explorer with ballistic panels…absolutely loaded with lights and sirens.”
After the corporate made a number of requests for fee, Tekashi’s agent allegedly stated the “Gummo” rapper had no intention of paying the tab.
With late charges and authorized bills, Metropolitan Patrol needs Tekashi to cough up $88,181.50, the lawsuit says.
The invoice ballooned after Tekashi allegedly requested an in a single day element for 2 of the contracted days after a drive-by taking pictures on the set of one among his music movies.
On Nov. 8, the “Gotti” performer was at an $80 million Beverly Hills property to movie a music video that featured Nicki Minaj and Kanye West when a shooter opened hearth, sending a bullet by a bed room window.
Later that month, Tekashi and 5 different members and associates of the 9 Trey Gangsters had been hit with a federal indictment together with costs of racketeering, weapon possession and conspiracy to commit homicide.
The rapper-turned-snitch testified towards his co-defendants and served lower than two years in jail.
Hernandez’s lawyer stated his shopper shouldn’t be on the hook for the safety element.
“A former administration firm that offered bookings for Danny employed Metropolitan,” stated legal professional Lance Lazzaro. “That’s the particular person chargeable for no matter charges are owed.”