Driven by curiosity the mass especially Drake’s fans wanted to know who was behind this song. Luckily, through that small move, Kodak Black got a fan base to listen to him. In addition to that, he even got lucky enough to get a record label deal just through a small clip as that. It is evident that the listeners got a good feeling about his music and wanted more of it. So how much is Kodak Black Net Worth in 2018? has he amassed so far in his music career which has grown over the years? A quick grip of the past of this Hip-Hop rapper would be amazing and helpful before analyzing his net worth.
Kodak Black Net Worth 2018
Kodak Black is an American rapper who is famously known for his rap single “Tunnel Vision”. He is also known for his twisted and different controversies which he has been involved in multiple times. However, he has still broken through in the Hip-Hop industry with several mixtapes which he had been recording from a tender age. He came to the lime light at around 2015 after drake posted a clip where he was dancing to Kodak’s song “skrt”.
Biography & Wiki
Diueson Octave was born on 11th June 1997, in Pompano Beach, Florida. His mother Marcelene Octave was an immigrant from Hawaii and she is the one who raised him all along. Back from elementary school, Kodak was rapping and most of his free time was spent in trap house as he was recording music. Surprisingly, at the age of 6, he was given the name Black by his friends. Later on, as he was joining Instagram he added the name Kodak so People referred to him as Kodak Black.
His startup in Hip-Hop goes way back from the moment when he was 9 years. At that tender age he had already joined a group which was called Brutal Youngz. Afterward he joined a group called Kolyons. It did not take long before his first mixtape was released. In 2013, Kodak Black had released his first mixtape which was titled “project Baby”. A year later, in 2014, he released another mixtape which was called “Heart of the Projects”. After his third tape, “institution”, he was getting attention and this is when Drake posted a video of himself dancing to the song “skrt”. In 2015, Kodak Black was signed to Atlantic Record Label.
Furthermore, in 2016, Kodak Black was featured in French Montana’s single “Lock Jaw”. It did not take long before that song was no. 23 in the Billboard Hot R&B/ Hip-hop chart. This opened doors for his own song “skrt” which topped the Billboard Bubling under R&B/ Hip-Hop chart at No. 10. When Kodak Black released “Tunnel Vision”, it got the No.6 place on the billboard after it was listened to time and again. Still, in 2017 Kodak Black released his studio album which was titled “Painting Pictures”. The album did very well considering that it had over 70,000 unit sales in the first week. In addition to that, the album was ranked number 3 on the Billboard 200 for albums.
However, time and again Kodak Black has been involved in some controversies especially with the law and the Federal system. His first incident dates back to 2015 when he was arrested for possession of cannabis, robbery and false child imprisonment. The following year, in 2016, he was arrested for possession of cannabis and an armed weapon by a convicted felon. This time round he was to do a house arrest for one year.
How much is Kodak Black Net Worth? How much is his income?
Kodak Black’s net worth in 2018 is $600,000. This is attributed from his music career, all the singles that he has released in addition to his album.
How did Kodak Black amass his wealth?
Kodak Black’s album “Painting Pictures” has over 500,000 sales in the United States only. Clearly, from the numbers, it is evident that he made a fortune out of the album, “Painting Pictures”. His singles are also apart of his net worth. Unsurprisingly, Kodak singles have massive streams in the USA.
Awards & Achievements
At the moment Kodak’s career in music is still growing but this doesn’t mean that he has not made some achievements. When it comes to the album which he dropped in 2017 much has been accomplished through it. In the charts “Painting Pictures” did well despite the fact that this is Kodak Black’s debut studio album. First of all, it got a gold certification for the over 500,000 units that it sold. In addition to that, “Painting Pictures” came number two in the Hip-Hop /R&B album Billboard. In the Billboard 200, the album was ranked number 3. Other ranks and top positions were still attained by the albumin multiple places and continent.
Interesting things that you need to know about Kodak Black
1. Kodak black is 20 years old and he is turning 21 in June 2018.
2. He has been in two rap groups Brutal Youngz and Kolyons before he was signed to a record label.
3. He had filed to get his name changed to Bill Kahan Blaco after he met a priest who gave him some scripture readings.
4. He was born to Hawaiian immigrants. Both of his parents were native Hawaiians but he is a U.S citizen.
5. Kodak Black has been arrested and convicted time and again. He has been involved in multiple crimes. Some of the crime made him to be sentenced to prison.
6. He started his career as a High-school student. Yes, just at a tender age of 17 he got a deal with Atlantic Records.
7. He got his name Kodak while he was joining instgram and sooner than later it became his stage name.
8. He was raised by a single mother.
9. Kodak Black grew up in Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
10. He went to prison to serve a term of four months.
Follow him on Instagram: @kodakblack