Bill Kahan Kapri aka Kodak Black is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He has been active in the field since 2009. He is involved in the genres, Hip hop and mumble rap. Kodak Black was raised to recognition with his single “No Flockin”.
Here’s what you need to know about the early life, career and the present legal battle of Kodak Black which has sentenced him to almost fours years in prison.
Kodak Black’s early life
The Christian name of Kodak Black is Dieuson Octave. He was born on June 11, 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida.
He has been using his nickname “Black” since the age of six. He had joined Instagram with the name Kodak Black. He used to rap while in elementary school. After school he used to go to local trap house to record music. This had kick-started his career as a rapper.
Kodak Black’s career
With the rap group Brutal Youngnz, Kodak Black had started his career in 2009 under the name J-Black. After this, he joined the Kolyons.
It was in December 2013 that he had released his first mixtape Project Baby. This was followed with the mixtape Heart of the Projects in December 2014 and mixtape Institution in December 2015.
In 2016, he made his feature on French Montana’s song “Lockjaw”. He also released the fourth mixtape “Lil B.I.G. Pac” later that year.
His single Tunnel Vision release in 2017 peaked on no. 6 in the Billboard chart. His album “Painting Pictures” was also released in the year 2017.
“Project Baby 2” and “Project Baby 2: All Grown Up”, which is led forward by the single “Codeine Dreaming” were released in August 2017.
Net Worth of Kodak Black
The net worth of Kodak Black is estimated to be around $600,000.
Kodak Black had allegedly lied about his criminal history on a gun application. He then received a sentence in the prison of about four years in prison in November 2019.
Kodak Black was arrested on May 11, 2019, when he was reportedly on his way to perform at the Miami’s Rolling Loud Festival.
Kodak Black had pleaded guilty to weapon charges.
Charges against Black also includes drug possession, kidnapping and sexual assault, and there are several other cases which is still pending. He has also been accused of assaulting a high school student after a concert in Florence. At present, he has to serve four years in federal prison.