American rapper Bill K. Kapri, known by the professional name Kodak Black, was born in Pompano Beach Florida. Black is well-known for his songs ‘Roll in Peace,’ ‘Zeze,’ ‘No Flockin,’ ‘Tunnel Vision,’ and along with his many legal issues during his career.
As of 2022, Kodak Black’s net worth is estimated at $700,000.
Kodak Black Early Life
Bill K. Kapri, also known as “Kodak Black,” was born in Pompano Beach, Florida, on June 11, 1997. A single mom brought up Kodak; his father abandoned the family shortly after he was born.
Eventually, Kodak and his mother moved to a neighboring residential building in Golden Acres, joining a large community of Haitian immigrants.
At a young age, Kodak started trafficking narcotics and engaging in other petty crimes. He had a terrible attendance record and was disengaged in school. He was involved in many fights at school, which resulted in his suspension from the institution numerous times.
Kodak Black Career
Kodak Black made his name when he was twelve years old, and he joined the ‘Brutal Youngnz,’ a small local rap group. Shortly on, he joined a new band named ‘The Kolyons.’
After releasing his first mixtape ‘Project Baby’ in 2013, Kodak gained popularity in local nightclubs. He released two additional mixtapes, ‘Institution’ and ‘Heart of the Projects,’ over two years.
One of Kodak’s most significant career-defining moments came in 2015 when renowned rapper Drake performed to one of his tracks, “Skrt.” The number of people searching for his song on Google increased dramatically, and he became well-known around the country.
In 2017, Kodak recorded the single “Tunnel Vision,” number one on several American bestseller lists. On the Billboard Hot 100, the song debuted at number 27 and made it to number six. Kodak dropped another mixtape, ‘Heartbreak Kodak,’ on Valentine’s Day 2018, and it was a huge hit.
Kodak Black Musical Style
He was so obsessed with rapping that he began to rap during elementary school. His talent, along with his passion for rap, continues to grow and thus leads him to tremendous success.
Kodak Black Legal Issues
A total of seven criminal charges were filed against him, comprising child neglect, possession of a weapon by someone who had previously been convicted, and possession of marijuana. After pleading not guilty to two counts, Kodak Black was cleared of three charges on February 22, 2018.
Kodak Black Parents and Siblings
Kodak is the son of Haitian immigrants and has two brothers, one known as John Wicks and the other unknown. Kodak’s father left the family shortly after his birth, and his single mum, Marcelene Octave, brought him up.
Kodak Black Wife
Kodak Black has announced his engagement to Mellow Rackz, a talented rapper who is already his fiancée. Kodak proposed to his fiancée in mid-February 2021 with a plane in the skies carrying the message, “Melody, you may as well marry me. I’m madly in love with you.” Additionally, she embraced his proposal, and the two of them are now set to tie the knot.
Kodak Black Kids
King Khalid Octave, Kodak Black’s son, was born on March 13, 2014. Kodak’s first baby was with ex-girlfriend Jammiah Broomfield.