Kodak Black Faces Weapons Charges as He Was Arrested Right Before Performing at Hip-Hop Festival, 'Rolling Loud'


IBexclusive News Sunday May 12, 2019.

(IBEXNews) - Rapper Kodak Black was arrested Saturday on federal and state weapons charge at a hip-hop festival in Florida where he was set to perform, officials said.

Kodak Black, 21, whose real name is Bill Kapri, was taken into custody at the Rolling Loud Music Festival at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, according to the U.S. Marshal’s Office. No other information was provided.

Calls to the U.S. Marshal’s Office were not immediately returned.

He is expected to make an initial court appearance in Miami federal court Monday.

His arrest comes less than a month after he was busted at the U.S.-Canada border on April 18 for criminal possession of a weapon of the third degree and unlawful possession of marijuana, authorities said.

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Similar to his most recent legal trouble, Black was scheduled to perform a concert at The House of Blues in Boston later that same night in April.


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