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DJ Akademiks bought hit with the snitch tag by the Internets. However, the Everyday Struggle co-host insists he isn’t the confidential informant within the federal case in opposition to Tekashi69 and his now former Treyway associates.
Akademiks was accused by a Hip-Hop weblog of being the loose-lipped informant, which went so far as saying Tekashi’s former supervisor and co-defendant Kifano “Shotti” Jordan’s lawyer is who fingered him because the snitch. Worth noting, Shotti is without doubt one of the voices heard allegedly plotting to hurt his former shopper on a federal wiretap.
However, TMZ heard from the lawyer, Scott Leemon, who claims he by no means mentioned such a factor. Akademiks additionally spoke to TMZ, and vehemently denied the declare.
Akademiks instructed TMZ he has “zero connection to this legal case in opposition to Daniel Hernandez & different co-defendants. I view them nearly as good individuals to me.”
He added, “All these expenses are a shock to me and don’t contain me. I’ve by no means been questioned or a lot much less cooperated on this. I’m only a information reporter.”
Also, no, he’s a not a information reporter.
But what Akademiks did do is recklessly carry up Casanova’s identify on Twitch. This, regardless of the Brooklyn rapper squashing his beef with Tekashi69 months in the past.
Sometimes it’s greatest to say nothing in any respect. That’s in all probability one thing Tekashi69 is considering as he sits in a cell fascinated by what went mistaken as he faces life in jail.