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Tekashi69 Getting Released from Rikers Island, Bail Granted in NY and TX

1 7/13/2018 1:05 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tekashi69's lawyers just scored him a sweet deal that's getting him out of his Rikers Island jail cell a week early ... TMZ has learned. The rapper's been granted bail and, once he pays $150k, he'll be released -- but there's a string attached. He MUST surrender Monday in Harris County, TX to pay $5,000 bail there. TMZ broke the story ... 6ix9ine was arrested in NYC earlier this week for an outstanding warrant out of Harris County, where he allegedly choked a 16-year-old back in January. On Thursday, a NY judge refused to grant him bail, saying he was a flight risk -- but Tekashi's lawyers first got Texas prosecutors to agree to a bail amount and then, during an emergency hearing in NYC, a judge granted him bail there. As we reported, Tekashi was going to be held in NYC until July 20, when Texas officials planned to extradite him. We're told he'll be released once his $150k bail payment is processed.
1 7/13/2018 1:05 PM PDT

EXCLUSIVE

Tekashi69's lawyers just scored him a sweet deal that's getting him out of his Rikers Island jail cell a week early … TMZ has learned.

The rapper's been granted bail and, once he pays $150k, he'll be released — but there's a string attached. He MUST surrender Monday in Harris County, TX to pay $5,000 bail there.

TMZ broke the story … 6ix9ine was arrested in NYC earlier this week for an outstanding warrant out of Harris County, where he allegedly choked a 16-year-old back in January.

On Thursday, a NY judge refused to grant him bail, saying he was a flight risk — but Tekashi's lawyers first got Texas prosecutors to agree to a bail amount and then, during an emergency hearing in NYC, a judge granted him bail there.

As we reported, Tekashi was going to be held in NYC until July 20, when Texas officials planned to extradite him.

We're told he'll be released once his $150k bail payment is processed.

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