South Florida recording artist Kodak Black is celebrating his 24th birthday with the 4-song HAPPY BIRTHDAY KODAK EP, available now on DSPs and streaming services. The EP includes “Feelin Peachy,” which Kodak is set to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Wednesday, June 16th on ABC.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KODAK comes shortly after HAITIAN BOY KODAK, Kodak’s follow-up EP to November release BILL ISRAEL. HAITIAN BOY KODAK honored Haitian flag day, paying homage to Kodak’s roots and Haitian descendent parents. The stacked BILL ISRAEL LP marked his first project since 2018’s gold certified DYING TO LIVE with features from Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez, Lil Yachty, and more.
With well over 16 million monthly listeners on Spotify and more than 12 billion global streams, Kodak’s presence in music is well established. HAITIAN BOY KODAK follows the release of gold certified 2018 album DYING TO LIVE. DYING TO LIVE includes the 4x platinum “ZEZE” featuring Travis Scott and Offset which now boasts over 1 billion global streams, and the platinum certified “Calling My Spirit” whose official companion video has earned over 100 million streams on YouTube HERE.
DYING TO LIVE marked Kodak Black’s first full length release since his debut R&B album “Heartbreak Kodak” from earlier this year. “Heartbreak Kodak” came on the heels of “Project Baby Two: All Grown Up,” the deluxe edition of the chart-topping mixtape, “Project Baby Two.” “Heartbreak Kodak” showed a different side of Kodak, exploring his vocal ability and new melodies to create his own R&B sound.
To kick off 2018, Kodak Black released the official video to his 2x platinum hit track, “Roll In Peace” featuring XXXTentacion – the video has since amassed nearly 100 million views. In addition to releasing his own tracks, Kodak was seen on the 3x platinum smash hit, “Wake Up In The Sky” with Gucci Mane and Bruno Mars. The track, along with companion video now amassing over 340 million views, marks the first collaboration between the three labelmates. 2017 saw Kodak put out several impressive releases, including his now platinum certified album “Painting Pictures,” smash single “Tunnel Vision” which is now certified 3x platinum, “No Flockin” which is now certified 2x platinum, and his collaboration with PnB Rock “Too Many Years” became certified gold. To round out 2017, Kodak Black was named on both Rolling Stone’s and Complex’s “Best of 2017” lists, as well as Billboard’s “21 Under 21” list.