Daniel Hernandez or Tekashi69, is an American rapper and Internet personality. Hernandez is known for his distinctive rainbow-themed look, aggressive style of rapping, public feuds with fellow celebrities, legal issues, and controversial persona.
Hernandez rose to mainstream fame in late 2017 with the release of his debut single Gummo, which peaked at No. 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the RIAA. In early 2018, Hernandez released his debut mixtape, Day69, which debuted at No. four on the Billboard 200 album chart. He earned his first top-ten entry on the Billboard Hot 100 with his hit song Fefe, featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, which peaked at No. Three.