The popular American rapper Kodak Black is known for the mixtapes of his including Lil B.I.G. Pac and Project Baby. He debuted his studio albums with Painting Pictures that came out in the March of 2017. Originally named Dieuson Octave, Black was born on 11th of June 1997 in the Pompano Beach in Florida. Black’s parents originally belonged to Haiti and it was his mom who raised him in Pompano beach at one of the housing projects there. There are reports that he is working on HS diploma of his at the Blanche Ely High School. His current net worth stands at $500 Thousand and his music is influenced by rappers like Chief Keef and Boosie Badazz.
Black’s career started as the member of a popular rap group named “Brutal Yungenz” and it was back in 2000s. He also had a short time working for “The Kolyons” but then he went on to launch his career as a solo. He debuted with the mixtape “Project Baby” which he released in the month of December in 2013 under the banner of Dollaz N Dealz. The next mixtape from Black came out in the end of 2014 under the title “Heart of the Projects”. This second tape was led by “No Flockin” single that peaked at #40 in Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. His single “Skrt” gained popularity after being highlighted by one of his fellow rappers Drake.
In 2015, he signed with the Atlantic Records for the next mixtape named “Institution” which released soon after as well. “Like Dat” was the single which actually led that particular mixtape. The next mixtape that came with the title “Lil B.I.G Pac” in 2016 managed to secure #191 in Billboard 200 which it went as high as #49 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Kodak Black also featured on the French Montana single in 2016 that came with the title “LockJaw” and belonged to mixtape named MC4. RIAA certified that song as Gold.
As far as the studio albums are concerned, Kodak Black debuted with Painting Pictures that appeared in March 2017 and was released under the banner of Atlantic Records. The album featured quite a few guest appearances which included Young Thug, Young Jeezy and Future. His single titled “Tunnel Vision” managed to peak at #6 in Billboard Hot 100 chart. A 25 minute documentary with the title “Project Baby” accompanied the single as well.
Kodak Black’s height is 5ft and 6in while he comes from Haitian descent. His net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand and he was also named to 2016 XXL Magazine named Freshman Class.
In 2015, he got arrested in Pompano Beach and was charged with battery and robbery among other felonies. Again in 2016, he was arrested for possessing Marijuana and a weapon. Just one month later, in May of 2016, he was arrested one more time on the charges of false imprisonment and armed robbery. He signed plea agreement in August 2016 pleading “Not Contests” for all the charges filed against him.
In the month of September in 2016, he was served a 3 months jail sentence for different drug charges and transferred to the state of South Carolina on his release. Here, he faced s*xual assault charges and was released in December 2016 on account of $100000 bond. Several violations and arrests have made headlines later on as well before he was released eventually in the month of August in 2018 having served 7 months sentence.