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Philly Battle Rapper Tech 9 Faced Child Porn And Sexual Contact With Minor Charges At The Time Of His Sudden Passing; Cause Of Death Still Not Determined

By Yuriy Andriyashchuk
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff writer

Philly battle rapper Tech 9 passed away last week as it was a shock to many of the hip-hop community. His bars in these rap battles impressed many in the industry. Now, it turns out that 9 was battling some serious legal issues at the time of his death. Hip-Hop giants such as Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, King Los, and the other legendary Tech N9ne paid their respects on social media.

According to XXL, 9 is facing charges of sex crimes and child pornography. Documents obtain from the First Judicial District of Philadelphia court state that he was arrested on January 5 for unlawful sexual contact with a minor, corruption of minors, criminal indecent assault, physical harassment, indecent exposure, criminal use of communication facility, photograph/film/depict on computer sex act—knowingly depicts on computer, photo and child pornography.

9 surprisingly died on the same day that he had an arraignment hearing on March 25. He was also supposed to appear in court on April 16 for a pre-trial conference.

9’s cause of death still hasn’t been determined. He was grinding for so many years and it’s crazy that he was caught up in this disgusting situation.

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