Tekashi 6ix9ine Arrested In NYC For Warrant In Texas Sha Be Allah July 11, 2018 Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was a wanted man in Texas, but that came to an end when he was arrested in NYC today at JFK airport. Returning home from a tour in Europe, 6ix9ine was taken into custody for an alleged attack on a 16-year-old teen who accused Tekashi of choking him in Houston mall back in January. Tekashi’s management criticized the NYPD for arresting the 22-year-old Brooklyn native and having him extradited to Texas for a misdemeanor charge. Extradition is usually reserved for federal and felonious crimes. TheSource.com will bring you updates to this story and Tekashi 6ix9ine’s criminal case as it develops.