Kodak Black's Girlfriend Says He Delivered Their Baby Boy Prince Kapri Himself (UPDATE)

The Florida rapper welcomed his fourth child on Feb. 27, just days after he was released from jail.

Kodak Black in a shiny jacket and chains performs onstage with a mic in hand
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Kodak Black in a shiny jacket and chains performs onstage with a mic in hand

UPDATED 3/6, 7:59 p.m. ET: The first photos of Kodak Black’s son are here.

The rapper, 26, helped deliver his baby last Tuesday. Based on new photos obtained by TMZ, Kodak also made sure to color coordinate blue outfits with his newborn.

It's also been revealed that his name is Prince Kapri.

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"I'm happy to be home with my family and my new son,” Kodak told TMZ. “It was very special to help deliver a new soul into the world. I know he's going to be a special person."

Kodak’s girlfriend, Maranda Johnson, also shared an adorable photo of her sleeping son to her Instagram on Wednesday.

Infant lying down being fed with a bottle, surrounded by balloons, with a heart emoji overlay

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It’s been an eventful month for Kodak Black.

Just days after he was released from a Miami jail, the South Florida rapper welcomed a baby boy with his longtime girlfriend Maranda Johnson. The Miami-based realtor announced the happy news via X (formerly Twitter), confirming their baby arrived on Feb. 27.

“2/27 a prince was born,” Johnson wrote.

Kodak, legal name Bill K. Kapri, was not only present for the birth but also helmed the delivery, Maranda says.

“Our midwife really let Bill deliver our son himself.” she wrote in another post.

The baby boy marks Kodak’s second child with Maranda and his fourth overall. In addition to sharing a 2-year-old daughter, Queen Yurih, with Maranda, the rapper also has a daughter named Izzabella with Daijanae Ward, and a son named King Khalid Octave with Jammiah Broomfield. The latter two were born in 2022 and 2016, respectively. 

Kodak was arrested in early December on charges of probation violation, cocaine possession, tampering with physical evidence, and improperly stopping or parking a vehicle. His attorney Bradford Cohen denied the drug allegations and said lab tests confirmed the substance in question was not cocaine as law enforcement concluded.

“As stated when this new case first was filed. This was not cocaine and the officer was lying about his observations,” Cohen said via Instagram. “We finally got the lab report...its oxycodone that Kodak had a prescription for and not an illegal substance. Knowing that the officer substantially misrepresented his observations, the Broward State Atty Office still filed the charged. Unbelievable and it will not be tolerated. This level of abuse of power by the arresting officer is disgusting. We will be seeking a new bond hearing and addressing these unethical practices by the police department.”

Roughly two weeks after the drug charges were dismissed, U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez granted Yak “time served with no supervised release to follow.” He was freed on Feb. 21. Kodak is still facing prosecution in a 2022 drug trafficking case in Broward County.

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