Kodak Black has earned the prestigious distinction of having a day named in his honor. The special event unfolded during a tailgate celebration at a Florida Atlantic University football game, where the South Florida rap sensation was presented with a plaque by the Florida senator, officially declaring “Kodak Black Day.”
Kodak Black has joined the ranks of esteemed rappers who have been honored with their own day.
The “Walk” rapper received the special distinction of having a day named after him in Palm Beach County. The presentation occurred during a tailgate event at a Florida Atlantic University football game in Boca Raton on November 11.
Kodak proudly accepted a plaque from Florida senator Bobby Powell, who declared Nov. 11 “Kodak Black Day” in Palm Beach County. The rapper wore a blue “Make America Great Again” hat and a jacket featuring former president Donald Trump’s logo.
While holding the plaque and standing next to Kodak, Powell said “[I have] a proclamation to recognize on November 11, 2023, 11-11 in West Palm Beach, Delray[Beach], Pompano[Beach], Broward[County] as Kodak Black Day,” Powell said on stage.
The crowd cheered for Kodak as he accepted the plaque and shook hands with Powell and took a photo with the plaque.
The announcement of “Kodak Black Day” in Palm Beach County elicited numerous reactions from social media users. Commenting on his status in Florida, one user with the handle @notaustinreaves stated, “I guess we know who the king of Florida is.” Another user named @lildamon17 simply celebrated the occasion, commenting with a “W for Kodak.”
Coincidentally, this isn’t the first time Kodak Black has received such recognition. In his hometown of Broward County, Florida, he was also granted his own day during a charity event in 2021 in Coral Springs. The event raised $5,000 to support the Lippman Youth Shelter. He was honored contributions in his hometown.
In other recent news involving Kodak Black, he was a guest on the Drink Champs podcast in October and appeared to be under the influence of drugs, and fans on social media posted their concerns about him. Users on Twitter (X) felt that Kodak shouldn’t have been on the show due to his questionable well-being.
One other event involving Kodak Black was him having a festival celebrating the first annual “Kodak Black Day” in Broward County in 2022. The festival provided carnival rides, games, vendors and performances from rappers such as Moneybagg Yo, EST Gee and French Montana.
This isn’t the first time a rapper has been honored with their own day. Notably, 50 Cent was recognized by the Connecticut governor with “50 Cent Day” on August 11 for his contributions to music and his ownership of a former mansion in the area.