Tekashi 6ix9ine’s new single ‘GOOBA’ has broken YouTube’s record for the most-watched hip-hop video in a 24-hour span. 6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, shared his first piece of music since being released from prison last month. He also shared an accompanying music video, which you can view at the link here.
The video has garnered the biggest 24-hour debut for a hip-hop video in YouTube history, with 61 million views on YouTube as of press time and climbing. According to estimates, 43 million views were registered on the first day, the highest in YouTube history for a hip-hop song. The previous record was held by Eminem for his Machine Gun Kelly diss song, ‘Killshot’ in 2018 which amassed 38.1 million views in its first 24 hours of being on the platform.
6ix9ine made his return to the public eye with an Instagram Live session on Friday, May 8, which broke the record for the most number of people tuned into the platform at the same time at 2 million.