One of the most promising young talents in rap today is currently sitting in a jail cell. In April, Kodak Black was caught by cops in a high-speed chase and was charged with possession of drugs and a weapon.
The New Orleans duo known as the $UICIDEBOY$ are as dark and reckless as their name would suggest. Heavy and abrasive, yes, but their sound is also a wicked good time, much in the spirit of Mystic Stylez-era Three 6 Mafia.
Last summer, many winced as they watched footage of Kevin Gates viciously delivering a kick to the chest of a teenage female fan, who had been pulling on his shorts while he was performing near the front of the stage at a venue in Lakeland, Florida.
A shooting that took place outside a Florida nightclub over the weekend has left two underage persons dead, and more than a dozen wounded, as CNN reports. The nightclub in question, Club Blu Bar and Grill, reportedly advertised a "Swimsuit Glow
Though the charges are still unknown, it appears that South Florida rapper Kodak Black has been arrested. The news comes courtesy of DJ Akademiks, who obtained a video of Kodak being led into the backseat of a police SUV.
Kevin Gates is facing battery charges for kicking a female fan in the chest during a performance at a club in Lakeland, FL last August. According to TMZ, he is citing the "Stand Your Ground" law to argue that he was within his rights to kick her.
"Betcha Rozay never ever heard no shit like this," Denzel Curry rapped earlier this year on his track "Lord Vader Kush II," contrasting his own trippy sound with the in-your-face pomp of his hometown's biggest rap export.
The death of Trayvon Martin, and the not-guilty verdict for his killer, George Zimmerman, continues to divide people and spark controversy. Recently 100 rallies were held across the U.S., seeking justice for Trayvon.