Who is the best rapper between Kodak Black and NBA Youngboy? music fans often argue, which has drawn Ogunwatch into fetching statistics of their music achievements which includes streams, awards and nominations.
Americans Kodak Black and NBA Youngboy are successful rappers with a significant fan base, and they have their unique styles, flows, and lyrical content that appeal to their respective audiences. While some may prefer the melodic and emotive style of NBA Youngboy, others may prefer the gritty and raw style of Kodak Black.
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Kodak Black is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who began his career in 2013.
Dieuson Octave, the son of Haitian immigrant Marcelene Octave, was born on June 11, 1997, in Pompano Beach, Florida. He later changed his name legally to Bill Kahan Kapri. Kodak Black was raised by his mother in Golden Acres, a Pompano Beach public housing project.
Kodak Black is the father of three kids. Footage from King’s 7th birthday party in March 2021 showed the rapper having fun with his son by stuffing cake in his face.
Here are some of his notable achievements in the music industry:
In 2017, his debut studio album “Painting Pictures” debuted at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 chart and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His song “Tunnel Vision” from the same album peaked at number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified 4x platinum by the RIAA.
In 2018, Kodak Black released his second studio album “Dying to Live” which debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart and was also certified gold by the RIAA.
His single “Zeze” featuring Travis Scott and Offset was released in 2018 and peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was also certified 4x platinum by the RIAA.
In total, Kodak Black has received three platinum and three gold certifications from the RIAA.
He has also been nominated for several awards, including the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist in 2017 and the BET Hip Hop Award for Best Mixtape in 2018.
In 2022, Kodak Black’s “Super Gremlin” got nominated for the BET awards as one of the songs in the “song of the year category”, loosing the award to Latto’s “Big Energy”.
On Spotify, Kodak Black has nearly 22 million monthly listeners: 21,960,392 to be exact. Artists earn about $0.003 for each song streamed.
Kodak black in jail
Arrested in October 2015 for kidnapping, battery, and other offenses.
Kodak Black, then 18, was making waves in the Florida hip-hop scene after his breakout hit “Skrt” debuted on Drake’s OVO Beats 1 Radio station.
That’s when he was arrested for the first time in public. After being accused of forcing several people into his car because he suspected someone had broken into his Broward County home, Kodak, born Dieuson Octave in Pompano Beach, was arrested for assault, robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, driving with a suspended license, and marijuana possession. Soon after, he was released on bond.
Arrest for weapon possession in April 2016
Kodak was allegedly seen buying marijuana from a drug dealer shortly after the Florence incident; he then got in his car and drove away. When police attempted to pull him over, he allegedly tried to flee and threw a gun from his car. They arrested Kodak for possessing a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, and a number of traffic violations after recovering a loaded.40-caliber Glock 23 pistol.
In 2021, he accepted a plea bargain for the lesser offense of assault and battery and was sentenced to probation. In 2019, Black was arrested for making false statements to obtain weapons and was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison; President Donald Trump commuted his sentence in 2021.
After a fight involving members of his entourage broke out near a restaurant where pop singer Justin Bieber was having an afterparty, Kodak was shot in the leg in West Hollywood, California.
The shooting also injured three other people. The suspect fled the scene, according to Los Angeles police.
Back for Everything, Kodak’s album, was released two weeks after the shooting and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.
NBA YoungBoy, also known as YoungBoy Never Broke Again, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He has achieved significant success in the music industry since he first started releasing music in 2015. Here are some of his notable achievements:
Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on October 20, 1999. As a toddler, he broke his neck while wrestling, necessitating the use of a head brace until the spine healed. On his forehead, the brace left permanent scars.
Gaulden, who is 23 years old, has fathered ten kids with eight different women. The music video for his hit, “Kacey Talk,” featured two of his boys, Kayden and Kacey.
Gaulden mentioned Kamron in a 2017 profile for The Fader as one of his sons. Just a few weeks after Kayden’s birth in July 2016, Starr Thigpen gave birth to Kamron. A DNA test, however, revealed that he was not the biological father afterwards.
Gaulden wed Jazlyn Mychelle Hayes, his longtime partner and the mother of two of his children, on January 7, 2023.
In 2018, NBA YoungBoy released his debut studio album “Until Death Call My Name,” which debuted at number 7 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
He has released multiple successful mixtapes, including “38 Baby,” “AI YoungBoy,” and “Realer,” all of which charted on the US Billboard 200.
NBA YoungBoy has had several hit songs, including “Outside Today,” “No Smoke,” and “Lonely Child.” These songs have all charted on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In 2020, NBA YoungBoy released his second studio album “Top,” which debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
He has also collaborated with several other artists, including Juice WRLD, Lil Wayne, and DaBaby.
NBA YoungBoy has been nominated for several awards, including the BET Hip Hop Award for Best Mixtape in 2019 and 2020, and the MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip Hop Video in 2020.
He has also been recognized for his streaming success, having been named the most-streamed artist in the United States on YouTube in 2019.
In 2022, NbaYoungboy will have earned over 5 billion on-demand streams. Only Drake has accomplished this feat.
In 2022, Youngboy Never Broke Again bagged a Grammys nomination in Best Melodic Rap Performance category, for being featured by Tyler on the track “Wusyaname”.
Birdman and NBA YoungBoy, also in the same 2022 received a BET award nomination in the category of the “Best Duo or group”, loosing the award to EarthGang
Nba YoungBoy in jail
Robbery charge and juvenile detention in 2014:
Gaulden was arrested for robbery in late 2014 and was sent to a detention center in Tallulah, Louisiana. He was released six months later.
2016-2017: Murder attempt
On November 28, 2016, before a concert in Austin, Texas, U.S. Marshals arrested Gaulden, accusing him of jumping out of a vehicle and opening fire on a group of people on a South Baton Rouge street. Gaulden was charged with attempted murder on two counts. Gaulden was imprisoned for attempted first-degree murder until May 2017.
“I don’t think they really target, but if you got a name, they know who you are, you do something, they going to come get you, and whoever you’re with and whatever they do, you’re accountable for it just because you got the biggest name,” he said of his incarceration.That’s how shit goes.”
He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a firearm instead of two counts of attempted first-degree murder. On August 22, 2017, he was sentenced to ten years in prison suspended and three years on active probation.
2020: Arrest in Baton Rouge for federal firearm and drug offenses
Gaulden was arrested on September 28, 2020, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on a variety of charges, including drug distribution and manufacturing and possession of stolen firearms. “There was no indication that he had any guns or drugs on him at the time of the arrest,” his lawyer said. Gaulden deleted all of his social media accounts, including his Instagram and Twitter accounts, after learning of his arrest.
Verdict ( Who is the best rapper between Kodak Black and NBA Youngboy?)
It might not be appropriate for Ogunwatch to declare who is the best rapper between Kodak Black and NBA Youngboy as the choice of the best rapper depends on individual preferences and opinions of music fans generally.