Troubled rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is being mocked in an online video that uses an R Kelly instrumental and is amassing tens of thousands of views.
The 'Gummo' rapper is depicted by a man in orange prison clothing with a rat mask and a rainbow-coloured wig in the video, which was uploaded by comedian BeDa.
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Using the best from R Kelly's 'I'm a Flirt', the parody song is entitled 'I'm a rat'.
"I'm telling them everything, 'cause I'm a rat... when it come to snitching, I'm doing what I'm supposed to," are some of the parody song's lyrics.
"As soon as I get to that interrogation, man, I gotta tell 'em. A snitch gonna snitch on everybody involved.
"Believe me man, this not how them playas do it in NY - but I don't think I could do 47 years inside."
Tekashi 6ix9ine - sometimes written as Tekashi69 - was arrested in November 2018 as part of a crackdown on the Nine Trey Bloods, a New York gang accused of multiple shootings and drug dealing.
After previous brushes with the law, including pleading guilty to a child sex offence, the rapper - real name Daniel Hernandez - chose to cooperate with prosecutors in a plea deal on the new charges in order to avoid decades behind bars.
BeDa's use of an R Kelly track to ridicule Tekashi 6ix9ine has been noted by commenters on Instagram and YouTube - both men have been accused of crimes involving the videotaping of underage girls engaging in sex acts.