Rapper Kodak Black was arrested Friday on charges of trafficking oxycodone and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, according to court documents.
Kodak Black, represented by attorney Fred Haddad, appeared before Broward Judge Stefanie Moon on Saturday morning and was posted on $75,000 bond. According to NBC6, he was released on bond and was released on Saturday afternoon.
Kodak Black was scheduled for a concert on Saturday night in Atlanta.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday, Black, a 25-year-old Miramar resident and Pompano Beach native whose name is Bill Kapri, was pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol for illegal window tinting and expired tags, according to a report by radio personality Andy Slater .
Kodak Black was stopped near NW 31st Ave. and Cypress Creek Road, according to WPLG-Ch. 10
Cops smelled marijuana when Black opened the door to his bulletproof SUV and a subsequent search turned up oxycodone pills and more than $50,000 in cash, according to the report.
Kodak Black’s arrest comes a week before his anticipated performance at Rolling Loud, a highly regarded national hip-hop festival at Hard Rock Stadium.
Kodak Black has had some recent run-ins with the police.
He was arrested on New Year’s Eve morning in Pompano Beach for trespassing.
He served about a year and a half of a federal sentence for falsifying information used to buy guns at a Miami gun shop. Donald Trump commuted his sentence on the last day of his presidency.
In May 2019, Black was arrested on a weapons charge prior to performing at Rolling Loud.
Kodak Black was on probation at one point after pleading guilty in April 2021 to assault and battery related to a case in South Carolina in which he was accused of assaulting a teenage girl. He was given a 10-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation.
In June,Black was honored for his philanthropy.
Kodak Black was a regular and crowd favorite at Florida Panthers games, including in the May playoffs. Black made headlines in January at a Panthers game for participating in a raunchy dancing episode with a woman in a luxury suite at FLA Live Arena.
Kodak Black is being held at the Broward Main Jail.