• Kodak Black was born Dieuson Octave in 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
• He is a rapper and singer-songwriter who gained popularity after releasing his single “No Flockin” in 2016
• Kodak has been in and out of prison for a variety of reasons and has faced many controversies
• He is a philanthropist who has donated money to various charities
• As of November 2020, he is 23 years old, has a net worth of over $600,000 and is currently in jail
What is Kodak Black’s real name?
Kodak Black was born on June 11, 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA. His zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. He is a rapper and singer-songwriter who gained attention with the release of his single “No Flockin” on July 27, 2016, reaching number 95 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
He was born Dieuson Octave and later changed his name to Bill Kahan Kapri before adopting his ‘stage name’.
Early life and education
Kodak was raised as an only child in Pompano Beach by his mother, who was a Haitian immigrant, and the two lived in Golden Acres, a public housing project in Pompano Beach – nothing is known about his father, and it is believed he did not raise the family has abandoned. long after Kodak was born.
Kodak attended an elementary school where he became interested in rap music, and began making music himself in a local stairwell. Deciding to become a rapper, Kodak read thesauruses to enrich his vocabulary and write better lyrics. He had outlaw friends with whom he occasionally committed burglaries, as well as engaging brawls that eventually led to Kodak expelled from his elementary school while going to fifth grade. He later stated in an interview that he had a choice between selling drugs or becoming a rapper.
He was only six when he chose Lil’ Black as his stage name, later changing to Kodak Black.
Career as a rapper
He was 12 when he started his career when he joined the band Brutal Youngnz which he stayed with for over a year before joining the rap band The Kolyons. In December 2013, he launched his solo career with the release of his debut mixtape “Project Baby”.
His second mixtape “Heart of the Projects” was released in December 2014, followed by his third mixtape “Institution” a year later. What really made Kodak popular was the video that famous rapper Drake posted on the internet of him dancing to Kodak’s song “Skrt”. Just a few days after uploading the video, Kodak signed a contract with Atlantic Records.
He then collaborated on the song “Lockjaw” with French Montana, and it appeared at #23 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. Kodak released his new mixtape “Lil BIG Pac” in June 2016, peaking at #18 on the Heatseakers Albums Chart and #49 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. His new single “Tunnel Vision” came out on February 17, 2017 and peaked at #6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, as well as #17 on the Canadian Hot 100 Chart.
His first studio album was released on March 31, 2017, entitled “Painting Pictures”, which peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 Chart, and he subsequently released his mixtape “Project Baby 2″ on August 18, 2017, as well as the new version ” Project Baby 2: All Grown Up” in November of the same year.
Kodak then released his next mixtape “Heart Break Kodak” on Valentine’s Day 2018, and his second album “Dying to Live” was released on December 14, 2018 and topped the Billboard 200 chart and stayed at No. 1 for one week – two of the album’s tracks titled “Zeze” and “Calling My Spirit”, peaked at #2 and #46 respectively on the Hot 100 Chart.
Most recently, on May 12, 2020, his latest single “Vultures Cry 2” was released in collaboration with Mike Smiff and WizDaWizard.
Spending time in prison
Kodak has been in and out of prison for a variety of reasons and has also been in juvenile detention three times. He was sent to prison in October 2015 after being charged with possession of cannabis, imprisoning a child and robbery, but was released not long after.
He was arrested again in April 2016 for possession of a gun and marijuana and evading arrest by police officers. Just a month later, Kodak was arrested again and charged with false imprisonment and armed robbery. In January 2018, he was arrested after livestreaming on Instagram while giving a child a gun and marijuana – Kodak was jailed and released on August 18, 2018. On November 13, 2019, he became sentenced to 46 months in prison for lying about federal paperwork, and is currently sentenced for an additional two to seven years for attempting to enter the US from Canada with a Glock pistol – he is currently serving time in US prison, Thomson.
There have been many other controversies surrounding his name, including the time in January 2017 when he went live on Instagram and filmed a woman performing oral sex on him and several of his friends. He has stated that he prefers light-skinned women to black women as he believes they are easier to break down while also being the center of attention in April 2019 when he claimed that he will wait to having sex with American model and actress Lauren London, whose friend Nipsey Hussle, a rapper, was killed in a shootout just days before his statement.
Love life and relationships
Anyway, Kodak is somewhat secretive when it comes to his love life, and has only talked about one girl he’s been with.
In 2016, he started dating Jayda Cheavesan Instagram star who is followed by more than 4.1 million people on the network, and who mainly uploads photos showing her boobs and buttocks – she and Kodak split in mid-2017, and Jayda dated the rapper Lil Baby and gave birth of their son in February 2019.
Kodak hasn’t talked about any other women he may have dated, but rumors are floating around the internet that he’s been in several other relationships and that he was with a girl he met at a party for the longest time when he was 16 years old. they were reported to have been on and off for over five years.
As of November 2020, he is single, not married and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
Although Kodak is considered a criminal by many, he is a philanthropist who has donated money to various charitable organizations, including $10,000 to Jack and Jill Children’s Center. In November 2018, it was reported that Kodak was building a school in Haiti. He donated money to Paradise Childcare on December 20, 2018, making it possible for 150 children to receive gifts in Broward County, Florida — he also donated $5,000 to the foundation to host a Christmas party. He donated $2,500 to the family of Terrence Carraway, a police officer killed in a gunfight, and also gave $12,500 to a teenage girl Paige Cook who wanted to give notebooks and pencils to 7,600 students living in Cleburne Independent School District, Texas.
Kodak enjoys traveling, sports such as soccer and football, and enjoys going to parties with friends. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he enjoys watching crime and mafia movies, his favorites being “Taxi Driver” and “Scarface.”
Age and height
Kodak is 23 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 58 kg.
As of November 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $600,000.