BET.com's The PRELUDE is a "mini documentary" series, created by Bonsu Thompson, which profiles music artists on the brink of breaking out. The PRELUDE gives 18-year-old Kodak Black the chance to reflect back on his past and analyze how it has shaped his journey to become Florida's next rap superstar.
Born Dieuson Octave, Kodak is a the last son of Haitian immigrants that settled in Pompano Beach's Golden Acres Housing Projects. Heavily influenced by the crime in his area, Kodak has been arrested on numerous occasions. Nevertheless, his buzz continued to grow throughout Florida.
In 2014, Kodak dropped the street banger "No Flocking" from his first official mixtape, Heart of the Projects. A year later, Drake posted a video on Instagram dancing to "SKRT," which is fan favorite from the tape.
By the end of 2015, was signed to Atlantic Records and also released his second project, Institution. Let's see if this young artist lives up to the hype.