Kodak Black is a 21 years old rapper. Over the past two years, he has made news with his legal issues and rap career. At just 21 years old he has already experienced success in rap.
His fan base is growing at a rapid pace. He has that unique voice that will catch your attention when you hear him rap. We look at Kodak Black net worth, early life, and career highlights. Read on.
Kodak Black was born on June 11, 1997. His real name is Dieuson Octave. He was born in Pompano Beach, Florida. Later on, he changed his name to Bill K. Kapri. His is known as Marcelene Octave. There is no much information regarding his father.
Kodak Black began to rap while in elementary school. Once in a while, he would go to the trap house to rap. Kodak was fond of hanging out with older men. He didn't interact with boys of his age.
The older men would call him "Lil Kodak". While in Fifth grade Kodak Black was expelled from school and when he was in middle school he got arrested for stealing. From an early age, Kodak Black was involved in several legal issues.
In 2009 Kodak Black was just 9 years old. He was a member of a group called Brutal Youngz. His stage name by then was J Black. Later on, he was part of a rap group by the name The Kolyons.
Kodak Black's first mixtape (Project Baby) was released on Dec 2013. In 2014 he released another mixtape called Heart of the Projects. In 2015 he yet again released another mixtape titled Institution.
Kodak Black got popular in October 2015 when Drake uploaded a video on Instagram dancing to Kodak's song called "Skrt". He got signed to Atlantic Records.
In 2016 French Montana featured Kodak on a track called "Lockjaw". His track ranked number 23 on the Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. XXL Magazine named Kodak Black as one of their 2016 Freshman Class In June 2016.
Kodak Black's single "Tunnel Vision" was his first song on the Billboard top ten list. It was released on Feb 17, 2017. Kodak Black made $4.7 million when he released his album Painting Pictures.
In 2018 after he got out of jail he released a track called Zeze featuring Offest and Travis Scott.
Kodak Black Net Worth
Kodak Black net worth stems for his numerous mix tapes and albums. Kodak Black net worth 2017 was estimated to be $600,000. Kodak Black net worth 2018 is estimated to be around $750,000. Kodak Black net worth will increase if he avoids spending time in jail.
As of 2019, Kodak Black net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
Kodak Black has had numerous encounters with the police. He has had over 11 court cases. He has been charged with Assault, Battery, sexual assault, illegal possession of marijuana and armed robbery.
In 2015 he was arrested in Pompano Beach. He was again arrested in 2016 at Hallandale Beach, Florida. He was under house arrest in August 2016. In Feb 2017 he was arrested for violating his probation.
In May 2017 he violated his house arrest and was sentenced to a full year in prison. Kodak black was released from jail on 18 August 2018. 3 Dec 2018, he was detained by cops in a nightclub due to a fight that had happened inside.
Kodak Black is one of the best young rappers in America. His style and sound are different from others. At just 21 years old he has a lot of potentials. His star will keep on shining only if he stays away from trouble.