He faces 30 years in prison if convicted.
Just days after it was reported that Kodak Black was ordered to submit his DNA for his upcoming rape case in South Carolina, the prosecutor says he's hoping to have the trial up and running by early summer or early fall. The 21-year-old rapper is facing charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct over an incident that reportedly occurred in February 2016 with a high school student who was not a minor.
Kodak, real name Dieuson Octave, was arrested just months after the alleged assault and released on $100,000 bond. “We are slowly but steadily moving toward a disposition,” Clements told The State. “I want to do justice for the victim, whatever that takes.” Clements also said that Kodak is looking at a maximum of 30 years in prison if convicted.
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Back in 2016 when Kodak was 19-years-old, a girl claimed that following one of his concerts, she was attacked by the rapper in a hotel room. “[Octave] forced the victim onto the bed in the room and then onto the floor of the room,” a warrant issued back then read. “The [defendant] removed the victim’s underwear” and attacked her orally and then penetrated her, it said.
For years Kodak hasn't said a peep about the accusations, and when Ebro tried questioning him about it, Black wanted nothing to do with it. "I feel like," said Kodak, "Sometimes when n***s like me going through s**t, y'all be entertained by bulls**t. Change the subject or I finna walk out." Ebro let him know that he wasn't budging from the topic at hand. "We don't have to talk about nothing else," he said. "We can be done right here." Kodak agreed and walked out of the room.