6ix9ine seems to be on friendly terms with the New York Police Department.
On Tuesday (May 12), 6ix9ine followed the NYPD on Instagram, making the law enforcement agency the only account he is following. 6ix9ine's new follow comes after Tekashi posted a picture of an animated image of himself snitching to the cops.
Late last week, the 24-year-old rapper removed every account he was following from his social media after releasing his new track, "Gooba," and reaching 2.1 million viewers on his first Instagram live since being released to home confinement last month.
Since being branded a snitch after testifying in the trial of fellow Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods members Aljermiah "Nuke" Mack and Anthony "Harv" Ellison, the rapper has been trying to justify his actions. Though a large portion of 6ix9ine's fanbase has sided with the rhymer, many others maintain that the "FeFe" rapper violated street code.
In a recent Instagram live, Tekashi explained why he chose to work with federal agents, citing Nine Trey's disloyalty to him as his reason.
"Listen, I snitched, I ratted, but who was I supposed to be loyal to," 6ix9ine questions. "If you can't be loyal to me out here in the free world and you fucking my baby mom while I'm out on tour making money for all of us you back at home sleeping with my baby mom and then I get kidnapped then you try to kill me. If you can't be loyal to me out here in the free world, what makes you think if I would have held it down, you wouldn't violate me in the prison?"
Nearly two months after reviving his Instagram account, 6ix9ine has flaunted his relationship with police officers by routinely joking about snitching. While it's unclear if 6ix9ine's social connection to the NYPD is a way for him to troll, it's very clear that he is leaning into the "rat" moniker.
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