Kodak Black released from jail
Kodak Black is going home.
The rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, announced he was released from a jail in Florence County, South Carolina on Thursday with an Instagram post. Black is out on a $100,000 bond stemming from a sexual assault allegation, his attorney Beattie B. Ashmore confirmed to EW.
“I’m happy to finally be going home to my family and friends. I look forward to clearing my name in the very near future,” the 19-year-old writes.” I want to thank God, my family, my team (Vanessa, Phatboy and James McMillan), Atlantic Records, my lawyers and all of my fans for your continuous love and support. I can’t wait to get back to doing what I love most – working at being the illest rapper alive.”
The Florida artist was set to be released from a jail in the state in August; however, authorities nixed the move after discovering two active warrants for his arrest, with one charge being a “no-bond hold.” Octave was extradited to South Carolina on Monday to face the sexual assault charge, which allegedly occurred in February after one of his concerts, according to a police report acquired by the Sun-Sentinel. If convicted, Octave faces up to 30 years in prison.
See Black’s post below.