Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave showed up to the Manhattan federal court trial of former Tekashi 6ix9ine associate Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack to show support for the alleged gangbanger.
Ave reportedly lipped into the back row of the courtroom about midway through the proceedings and listened to about an hour of 6ix9ine’s testimony against Mack and fellow reputed Nine Trey Gangsta Blood associates. Read on for more on Troy Ave at 6ix9ine Trial…
CelebNMusic247.com reports that Troy Ave, whose real name is Roland Collins said after the hearing that he showed up to support Mack, who’s accused of racketeering.
Troy Ave had this to say of Mack after hearing SNITCH9:
He’s a good guy from what I know.
Ave went on to say:
I know him from trying to get into the music business. I just know him as trying to change his life to doing positive stuff. I’m praying for him.
As for, Troy Ave, he has had numerous run-ins with the police in the past few years in the city.
In 2016, Troy was wounded in a backstage shootout during a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza in Greenwich Village. He was later indicted on sealed charges in connection.
A second attempt on Ave’s life took place last Christmas Day. Troy ended up wounded in another shooting while sitting in his red Maserati in Canarsie at East 91st Street and Linden Boulevard. – PageSix
In other news, Taxtone, who is in prison for the murder of Troy Ave’s bodyguard during the backstage shootout during a T.I. concert trial begins in November.