After an initial prison sentencing of 46 months due to weapons charges, Kodak Black could be released from prison in the summer of 2022 per TMZ. The news comes after Kodak faced additional charges for more weapons surfacing and, according to U.S. District Court Judge Federico Moreno, lying about his criminal records while purchasing guns.
TMZ also reports that Black will serve out the remaining sentence at a Kentucky federal prison following a transfer to an Oklahoma jail. Whether this is due to Kodak’s accusations of mistreatment at his current incarceration in Miami is unknown. He has since hired attorney Benjamin Crump, known for representing Trayvon Martin’s family in the case against George Zimmerman. All of these updates haven’t stopped the 22-year-old Florida rapper from releasing new music though, as his single “Harriet Tubman” released on Christmas following an announcement that his third studio album Kill Bill is set to drop in the coming months.
Kodak recently took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the injustices within the confines of the federal prison system. A fellow inmate’s suicide was the focal point of the post, reading, “I am grateful that I was blessed with a platform to shine a light on this catastrophe and the injustices that go on within the land of these walls.” Read the full post below.
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About four months ago there was a guy in here in solitary confinement that was well known throughout the building Pete was a very kind and generous person and while in solitary confinement Pete’s health condition reached a very advanced Stage while he was in excruciating pain! So, Pete requested medical attention (like myself) which was denied ( like myself) because he felt like he was dying ( like myself ) As Pete’s constant cried for help fell on deaf ears, he decided to take himself out of his misery by hanging himself from the bunk to end his pain and suffering. It’s sad because everyone was aware of his health issues and one C O could have found it in the kindness of the heart to do their jobs and simply call medical, his family wouldn’t be mourning his loss as of now. Everyone here knows of this tragedy but it’s being hidden from the public eye. I am grateful that I was blessed with a platform to shine a light on this catastrophe and the injustices that go on within the land of these walls. My deepest condolences goes out to Pete’s family. I need for y’all to contact me ASAP so I can send my blessings to your direction. Although, there is no price to pay for Pete’s life, I got some money for you all. I am sure it was hard having to greave over him during the holidays. I tried to do this sooner but they are not sending my mail out. [ From behind the cement with lots of love #Bill] ( DM @cdubb_1 )