The birth name of Kodak Black is Dieuson Octave who is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is popular for his songs “Roll in Peace”, “No Flockin”, “Zeze”, and “Tunnel Vision”. However, quite a number of times he was in news because of his numerous legal issues.
Kodak Black Biography Age, Parents, Early Life
Kodak Black was born on June 11, 1997, in Pompano Beach city in Florida, United States. Both of his parents were from Haiti who later on immigrated to the United States. His mother’s name is Marceline. He spent his childhood living in public housing called Golden Acres in his hometown mostly raised by his mother. Before joining the Blanche Ely High School, he got kicked out of his school in 5th grade for a fight. Once Kodak said that there was a time when in his life he only had two choices, one to sell drugs or to do rapping. He first introduced himself in his social media account by the name Black, then Lil Black and later on Kodak Black which got popular.
Kodak Black Education Details
When he was in school he found his love for rapping and went to record music at a drug house. His first professional rapping journey began with the band Yungenz and then at a later period he joined another band called The Koonskolyons. “Project Baby”, his first mixtape was successfully released in 2013. Later on, he released two other mixtapes, “Heart of the Project” and “Institution.” Kodak’s fame mostly shoots up when the famous rapper and actor Drake shared a video on his social media account in which he was dancing on one of the music by Kodak. He released another mixtape called “Lil B.I.G. Pac.” In that same year, he signed a deal with Atlantic Records.
Kodak Black Career Details
A breakthrough came in his career when French Montana featured Kodak in a song called “Lockjaw.” More than 1 million copies were sold and it was also ranked on top charts. In 2017, Black’s debut album titled “Painting Pictures” was released and it was ruling the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The most recent work of Kodak is an album titled “FEMA” with the hip-hop artist Plies.
Kodak Black’s music is mostly on previous and future criminal misdeeds. The New Yorker also described his voice as youthfully, has lyrical variety and individualism. In 2016 The Fader stated that Black always narrates his constant affection for the poverty-stricken environment. Compared to the other 90’s artists he makes an emotionally intelligent observation. He has always been described as a mumble rapper.
Kodak Black Dating History
It is rumored that Kodak Black might be dating Danielle Bregoli, the popular rapper and social media personality.
Kodak Black With Law Enforcement
Black has been arrested quite a number of times for robbery, cannabis possession, weapon possession, false imprisonment of a child, sexual assaults and others. Recently Black was live on Instagram showing an ostentatious video is a hotel room in D.C. He was also sentenced for four years on federal weapon charges, though his lawyer has pleaded for less imprisonment.
Kodak Black Philanthropy
Kodak Black donated $10,000 for early children’s education to the Jack and Jill children’s center. Once he also announced that he is building a school in Haiti. To provide gifts to 150 kids in Broward County, he donated money to Paradise Childcare. He also donated $5,000 for their Christmas party. In 2018, he donated $2,500 for the death of an on-duty police officer, Terrence Carraway. Once he also donated $12,500 to a girl so that the girl can give pencils and notebooks to 7,600 students in the Cleburne Independent School District in Texas.
Kodak Black Net Worth And Salary
Kodak Black is estimated to have $1 million as his net worth. He has earned from the mixtapes, albums, and singles which he performed, sold and released, sometimes solo and sometimes with other musicians. His song with Fench Montana let him earn a whopping amount.
Quick Facts About Kodak Black
Legal Name: Bill K. Kapri
Age: 22 years
Birth Sign: Gemini
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 66 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Net Worth: $1 million
Kodak Black Awards And Achievements
News says that once he was nominated for the Grammy Award 2018 for Best Rap Song.