The rapper Kooda B it has been declared guilty before a federal judge in Manhattan to organize a shooting to scare the members of a rival gang under alleged orders of Tekashi 6ix9ine.
The rapper, whose real name is Kintea McKenzie, pleaded guilty this Monday assault with a dangerous weapon in support of extortion, against Keith Cozart, another rapper and a member of the gang better known as Chief Keef.
The federal authorities of the EU say that McKenzie received a payment of Tekashi in June of 2018 to shoot Cozart while staying in a Times Square hotel in New York. The shooting allegedly sought to “scare” the victim.
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McKenzie, 21 years old, is a member of the gang of Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, which has been declared guilty of taking part in several cases of robberies, shootings and extortion in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Kooda B, in addition to belonging to the same gang that Tekashi 6ix9ine, was known for collaborating with the artist on recordings in their recordings. Now faces a maximum sentence of 20 years.
For its part, Daniel Henández, better known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, pleaded to guilty to charges of extortion, weapons and drugs at the end of last year in an agreement of cooperation with federal investigations.