Who Is Nuke? Former Nine Trey Gangsta Blood Sentenced After Tekashi 6ix9ine's Testimony — See Mugshot

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Who Is Nuke? Former Nine Trey Gangsta Blood Sentenced After Tekashi 6ix9ine's Testimony — See Mugshot
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The fallout from Tekashi 6ix9ine's testimonies against the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods — the gang which he was formerly affiliated with — continues, as two more former members of the gang have been handed their sentences as a result of his testimony.

And while the "Gummo" rapper is certainly not walking away scot-free, he is certainly not exactly making friends and influencing people along the way — especially since the latest former gang members being sentenced were Tekashi 6ix9ine's (real name: Daniel Hernandez) friends. 

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So, who is Nuke, the latest member of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods to get sentenced? Here's what we know about him. 

1. Who is Nuke? His real name is Aljermiah Mack. 

According to the Southern District of New York, who successfully prosecuted the case against the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, Aljermiah Mack — known as Nuke in the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods — was responsible for helping to distribute heroin and MDMA in and around New York City. Nuke's convictions were part and parcel of a higher conviction of racketeering conspiracy, and the Southern District of New York said that he was "responsible for terrible acts of violence and the trafficking of dangerous narcotics throughout New York City."

2. But Nuke reportedly took no responsibility for his role in the racketeering. 

When Judge Paul A. Engelmayer sentenced Mack  on Monday, February 24, 2020, he told Nuke that he "had done nothing to accept responsibility" for the damage he'd caused as part of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. Engelmayer sentenced Nuke to 17 years in prison for the racketeering conspiracy and told Nuke that his sentence would have been shorter had he accepted responsibility for his role in the racketeering. 

3. A Brooklyn high school teacher served as Nuke's character reference. 

Pedro Sierra, who is a teacher at Bushwick High School in Brooklyn, NY, came forward to offer a character reference for Nuke before his sentencing. "I know deep down in my soul, if giving the opportunity Mr. Mack will spend his time giving back to our community. Many of the students are also facing many of the same traps Mr. Mack has faced, however, Mr. Mack will be able to help them avoid it. In this day and age many of the students will listen to someone who is well respected in the community as Mr. Mack," he said, while adding that Nuke treated him and the other adults around him "with the utmost respect."

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4. He was convicted, in part, thanks to testimony from Tekashi 6ix9ine.

Over the course of three days, Tekashi 6ix9ine gave sworn testimony against Nuke and other high-ranking Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods members. Tekashi 6ix9ine admitted, however, that he "used" the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods to promote his musical career, which is why he was in such close proximity to these crimes while they were being committed. He also said that he came forward after he and his former manager — another reported Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods member — fell out. 

5. Tekashi 6ix9ine's waffling on his loyalty to the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods did not go unnoticed. 

During his testimony against Nuke and other Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods members, Tekashi 6ix9ine admitted he was waffling on his loyalty to the gang, and this waffling did not go unnoticed. He said that at one point, he received a text from another Nine Trey Gangsta Blood member telling him to stop "picking and choosing" when he wanted to be a "gangsta," and to just get on with it already. 

6. Nuke was sentenced to 17 years in Federal prison. 

It took a Federal jury only 10 hours to find Nuke and his associate, Anthony "Harv" Ellison, guilty of the crime of racketeering conspiracy. Even though Nuke avoided a conviction on a gun charge as part and parcel of the same conviction, Judge Paul A. Engelmayer sentenced Nuke to 17 years in prison. 

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Bernadette Giacomazzo is an editor, writer, publicist, and photographer whose work has appeared in Teen Vogue, People, Us Weekly, The Source, XXL, HipHopDX, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Post, BET.com, and more.