Rapper Kodak Black was handed a probation sentence on Wednesday after being charged with assaulting a teenage woman in a South Carolina resort room.
Black, whose authorized identify is Invoice Kapri, faces a 10-year suspended jail sentence. He will not must go to jail on the cost so long as he completes 18 months of probation, TMZ reported.
The cost in opposition to the “Roll in Peace” performer was initially rape. Nonetheless, he accepted a deal and pleaded responsible to first-degree assault as an alternative.
The sufferer within the case watched the plea on-line, and Black spoke to her. “I apologize this occurred, and I’m hopeful we will all transfer ahead,” he mentioned.
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Later on his Twitter feed, although, Black posted that the sufferer simply wished to get the case over with, and “I ain’t have to come back off no cash.”
He seemingly questioned the legitimacy of the sufferer’s claims in follow-up tweets.
“My coronary heart goes out to all the women out right here getting raped and sh– FORREAL, However I Ain’t Did That Sh–,” he wrote. “#ImTooGangsta #TooFlyFaThat.”
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The assault occurred in 2016 when Black was in Florence, South Carolina, for a efficiency. The woman mentioned the rapper attacked her at a resort room after the present, biting her on the neck and breast and persevering with even after she instructed him to cease, authorities mentioned.
The woman reported the assault to a faculty nurse who referred to as police, investigators mentioned.
Black had a three-year federal jail sentence for falsifying paperwork used to purchase weapons at a Miami gun retailer commuted by President Trump on his final day in workplace. He had served about half his sentence.
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Black’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen, was as soon as a contestant on Trump’s “Celeb Apprentice” present. The pardon notes that Kodak Black paid for schoolchildren’s notebooks, provides to daycare facilities and meals for the hungry, and donated $50,000 for eating places in his hometown of Pompano Seaside, Florida.
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Black has offered over 30 million singles since 2014, and has had a number of multiplatinum and platinum-certified singles, together with “Zeze,” “No Flockin’” and “Roll in Peace.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.