Bill Kahan Kapri(born Dieuson Octave, June 11, 1997), better known by his stage name Kodak Black is an American rapper. He gained initial recognition with his single “No Flockin”, released in 2014.
His debut album, Painting Pictures (2017), peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 and included the Billboard Hot 100 top ten single “Tunnel Vision”. Black’s second album, Dying to Live (2018), peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and was supported by the single “Zeze” (featuring Travis Scott and Offset), which peaked at number 2 on the Hot 100.
Kodak Black net worth 2021:
Kodak Black is an American hip-hop artist who has a net worth of $500 thousand.
Kodak Black Net Worth:$500 Thousand
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||Jun 11, 1997 (24 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Pompano Beach, Florida, U.S.|
Kodak Black Biography/Wiki
Kodak Black was born Dieuson Octave on June 11, 1997, in Pompano Beach, Florida, the son of a Haitian immigrant, Marcelene Octave. He later legally changed his name to Bill Kahan Kapri. Kodak Black was raised by his mother in Golden Acres, a public housing project in Pompano Beach.
Kodak Black started rapping in elementary school and began to go to a local trap house after school to record music. He spent his youth reading thesauruses and dictionaries to further his vocabulary.
Kodak Black frequently participated in brawls and breaking with his friends. He was expelled from school in the fifth grade for fighting and was arrested for auto theft while in middle school. About his upbringing, he said that he was given two options: “sell drugs with a gun on his hip or rap
He joined a rap group at 12 years old. Kodak Black released his debut studio album Painting Pictures in 2017. He has also released the mixtapes Project Baby in 2013, Heart of the Projects in 2014, and Institution in 2015.
His mixtape Lil B.I.G. Pac was released in 2016 and reached #49 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart. His best-known single is “Tunnel Vision” which reached #2 on the US Rap chart, #4 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Kodak Black has also collaborated with other artists including French Montana, Yo Gotti, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Khaled, Jeezy, and more.
He has faced several legal issues and has been arrested multiple times including in February 2017. In March 2017, Kodak released a music video that featured the infamous “Cash Me Ousside” girl, AKA Danielle Bregoli. There are also rumors the two slept together which would be a felony because Danielle is only 13 years old.
Kodak Black Career
In 2009, at age 12, Kodak Black joined a rap group called Brutal Youngnz, under the stage name J-Black. He then joined a local rap group called The Kolyons. In December 2013, Kodak Black released his first mixtape, Project Baby, followed in December 2014 with the mixtape Heart of the Projects, and in December 2015 with the mixtape Institution.
In October 2015, Canadian rapper Drake posted a video of himself dancing to one of Kodak Black’s songs, “Skrt”, which helped him gain popularity despite objections from other rappers such as Earl Sweatshirt.
In May 2016, he was featured on French Montana’s single “Lockjaw”, from French Montana’s 21st mixtape MC4, which reached a peak position of 23 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
In August 2016, Kodak Black’s single Skrt reached number 10 on Billboard’s “Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles” chart. In June 2016, he released his fourth mixtape, Lil B.I.G. Pac, which became his first mixtape to chart on Billboard, reaching number 49 on the “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” chart and number 18 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.
On March 31, 2017, Kodak Black released his debut studio album Painting Pictures. The album reached 3 on the Billboard 200 and sold 71,000 equivalent units the first week, a record for Kodak Black.
In January 2018, Kodak Black was arrested following a raid on his Florida home. Kodak Black later released the Heart Break Kodak mixtape on Valentine’s Day.
Kodak Black Personal Life
On February 6, 2021, Kodak returned to social media with a new hairstyle and a slimmer figure. The same day, he posted a video to Twitter where he and his lawyer Bradford Cohen said that they had informed the FBI in Miami that Kodak would cover tuition costs for the two children of late FBI agent Laura Schwartzenberger and the child of late FBI agent Daniel Alfin, both of whom died on duty.
Kodak Black Philanthropy
On October 1, Kodak Black donated $10,000 to the Jack and Jill Children’s center, which is a provider of early children’s education. In November 2018, Kodak Black announced that he was building a school in Haiti.
On December 20, 2018, Kodak Black donated enough money to Paradise Childcare in Broward County, Florida, to provide gifts for 150 children in the area. In addition, he also donated $5,000 for the organization’s annual Christmas party