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Kodak Black Net Worth, Early Life, Career Achievements

Born as Dieuson Octave on June 11, 1997, Bill Kahan Kapri is an American rapper who is more commonly known by his stage name Kodak Black. He rose to fame with his hit single “No Flockin” in 2014. Kodak’s debut album, Painting Pictures (2017), peaked at No. 3 in the U.S.

Billboard 200 and featured the highly successful single “Tunnel Vision,” which landed in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His second album, Dying to Live (2018), debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was boosted by the popularity of “Zeze,” a single featuring Travis Scott and Offset that peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100 chart.

Early life

Born as Dieuson Octave on June 11, 1997, in Pompano Beach, Florida, Kodak Black was raised by his Haitian immigrant mother, Marcelene Octave, in the Golden Acres public housing project.

He changed his name legally to Bill Kahan Kapri. Even as a child, Kodak Black had a passion for rapping, and he started recording music after school in a local trap house. He was committed to expanding his vocabulary and often read thesauruses and dictionaries.

Kodak Black and his friends were also known for getting into fights and engaging in breaking and entering. He was expelled from school in the fifth grade for fighting and was arrested for auto theft during middle school.

According to Kodak Black, he only had two options growing up: to “sell drugs with a gun on his hip or rap.” From the age of six, he used the nickname “Black” and “Lil’ Black,” and he chose “Kodak Black” as his Instagram handle, which later became his stage name and was well-received by his fans.

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Early Career

Kodak Black’s early career started at the young age of 12 when he joined a rap group called Brutal Youngnz, using the stage name J-Black. He then went on to join a local rap group called The Kolyons.

In 2013, he released his first mixtape, Project Baby, followed by Heart of the Projects in 2014 and Institution in 2015. Kodak’s career gained significant attention in October 2015, when Canadian rapper Drake posted a video of himself dancing to Kodak Black’s song “Skrt”.

This helped Kodak gain popularity despite receiving criticism from other rappers such as Earl Sweatshirt. The same month, Kodak signed a deal with Atlantic Records. In May 2016, Kodak and Lil Uzi Vert announced their “Parental Advisory Tour,” but Kodak did not appear on the tour.


Career Achievement

Kodak Black has achieved significant success in his career as a rapper. His debut studio album, Painting Pictures was released in 2017 and peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart receiving critical acclaim.

The album includes the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hit single Tunnel Vision. His second studio album, Dying to Live released in 2018 debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and was supported by the hit single Zeze featuring Travis Scott and Offset which peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100.

Kodak Black has also collaborated with many prominent artists including Lil Wayne Chris Brown Gucci Mane Future and Cardi B.

In addition, he has been nominated for several awards including the BET Awards MTV Video Music Awards, and the Grammy Awards.

Despite his success, Kodak Black has also faced legal issues throughout his career including multiple arrests for offenses such as drug possession weapons charges, and sexual assault.

Kodak Black Net Worth

As a highly successful American rapper Kodak Black has a net worth of $2 million. He has become a prominent figure Worldwide and has achieved great success in his career. His breakthrough moment came in 2014 with the critical acclaim of his single No Flockin which helped establish his name in the music industry.

NameKodak Black
BornJune 11, 1997
Net Worth$2 million
ProfessionAmerican rapper
FromBeach, Florida

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