Bill K. Kapriborn June 11, 1997 is an American rapper better known by his stage name Kodak Black.He is noted for his singles "Roll in Peace", "Tunnel Vision", and "No Flockin", as well as his numerous legal issues.
Bill started rapping in elementary school and began to go to a localtrap houseafter school to record music. Bill spent his youth reading thesauruses and dictionaries to further his vocabulary. Bill frequently participated in brawls andbreaking and enteringwith his friends.Bill was expelled from school in the fifth grade for fighting and was arrested for auto theft while in middle-school.About his upbringing, Bill said that he was given two options: "sell drugs with a gun on his hip or rap".
From the age of six, Bill used the nickname "Black". He also used the nickname "Lil' Black". When he joinedInstagramhe chose the username "Kodak Black". This later became his stage name when he started to rap and a name favored by his fans.