Kodak Black Gets 46-Month Prison Sentence on Federal Weapons Charges

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After rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty for lying on two separate background-check forms for gun purchases last January and March, the rapper has been sentenced to 46 months in prison by a federal court. In both instances, he did not mention his felony indictment from a 2016 sexual-misconduct charge in South Carolina, for which he could face up to 30 years in prison. That charge came after he was accused of sexually attacking a woman in a Florida hotel room in February 2016. While awaiting sentencing on his federal weapons charge in a Florida prison, Black attacked a guard, according to prosecutors’ statements during his sentencing hearing. His current sentence is in line with the 46-to-57-month sentence recommended by the state but is above his lawyer’s requested 37-to-44 months. The charges, on which Black was arrested before his Rolling Loud set in May, carried a maximum 10-year sentence.

Kodak Black Sentenced on Federal Weapons Charges