Tekashi 6ix9ine is once again in legal trouble, this time as the defendant in a huge lawsuit filed by Fashion Nova.
In legal docs, Fashion Nova said the Brooklyn rapper agreed to do a series of promotions for the brand through his social media and music before being paid a $250,000 advance in Oct. 2018, just two weeks before he got locked up.
Here's an example of what one of those posts may have looked like:
Once he was in custody and charged with racketeering, though, he wasn't able to hold up his end of the deal. Not only does Fashion Nova claim that Tekashi promised to pay back the $250k and never did, but they feel like they were misled the whole time about his status as a suspect in criminal investigations.
They also said his testimony during the highly public trial of two Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods members in Sept. 2019 ruined any chance of him being a useful ambassador for the company.
To be fair, Fashion Nova probably could've done a better job with their initial research considering 6ix9ine was spending a lot of time with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods gang. He also pleaded guilty to one count of Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance in Oct. 2015 and was sentenced to four years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service.
Daquan recently wrote about the news that 6ix9ine will be released from prison in August after serving a two-year sentence. If he's found guilty in this Fashion Nova case, he could have enough funds to cover the $2.25 million. He signed a new deal this past fall with his longtime label, 10K Projects, worth a reported $10 million.
Safe to say the "STOOPID" artist will have a lot to think about once he's released. 😅