Artist of the Week: 6ix9ine

The young rapper has accomplished so much in short amount of time, including having his five songs simultaneously charting on music chart.

AceShowbiz - In such a young age, Tekashi69 a.k.a. 6ix9ine has accomplished so much. He finessed his viral antics into Billboard charting singles and working with some major artists in the industry. After the release of his debut single, he managed to have five songs simultaneously charting on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

His new single is not an exception. Featuring Nicki Minaj, "FEFE" arrived at No. 4 on the chart, marking his highest charting single ever. The song additionally debuted at No. 3 on R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, marking his second top ten on the chart. It followed "Gummo" which peaked at No. 5 on the chart.

The song was also well received by radio listeners. It debuted at No. 36 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart after pulling 5 million in audience. As for the music video, it topped Global Music Videos chart with 53.2 million views.

Besides the success of his new single, the rainbow-haired rapper has made another major accomplishment in his career. "Gummo" has officially been certified platinum by the RIAA, marking him a platinum selling artist. The release of the remix featuring Offset definitely helped bump streaming numbers up.

A hardworking artist, his recent accomplishment won't make Tekashi take things a little bit easy. He is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming collaboration with 50 Cent entitled "Get the Strap". Rumor has it, the collaboration will appear during the eight episode of the "In Da Club" hitmaker's show "Power" season 5. The episode is slated to air on August 19.

Furthermore, Tekashi is set to hit the road with Nicki and Future for the two's joint tour "NICKIHNDRXX" tour. The trek will kick off on September 21 in Baltimore and conclude on March 28 in Geneva. It will mark Tekashi's, who will serve as the opening act, arena tour debut.

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