Tekashi 6ix9ine has been moved to a different prison for security reasons 3 years ago

Tekashi 6ix9ine has been moved to a different prison for security reasons

It's being reported that the rapper may face a minimum of 32 years in prison.

On Tuesday we shared the news that the young rapper, who goes by the name of Tekashi 6ix9ine, could be facing a lifetime in prison.

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The New York based rapper has a long list of criminal charges, which date back to a stint in Rikers Island for selling marijuana as a teenager.

Most recently, Tekashi (who's real name is Daniel Hernandez) been indicted on six counts: conspiracy with others to commit racketeering, discharging a firearm while committing a crime, committing a crime of violence in aid of racketeering, assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm, and committing a crime in aid of racketeering.

It is now being reported that he has been transferred to a new facility for "security reasons".

According to E! News, Tekashi's attorney Lance Lazarro, Tekashi has been moved from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center following his arrest Sunday for alleged racketeering.

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It is being reported that the 22-year old has been "receiving threats from other inmates".

The artist is undeniably one of the biggest names in rap music, and has been for the past 12 months.

His song 'FEFE' having almost 500 million views on YouTube in less than six months, and a number of his songs have over 100 million streams from Spotify alone, as well as having features on songs with artists such as Nicki Minaj and 50 Cent.