AceShowbiz - Kodak Black has scored his own day in his native Florida.
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness presented the rap star with the proclamation on Friday, June 11 at a charity basketball tournament, stating June 11 will forever be known as Kodak Black Day in Broward County.
During the presentation, Holness declared, "Be it proclaimed by the Board of County Commissioners in Broward County, Fla. The board hereby designates Fri., June 11, 2021 as a day in Broward County, Fla. to encourage and support the philanthropic endeavors of Kodak Black."
The honor is a controversial one as Kodak spent much of 2020 behind bars after being charged with falsifying information on federal forms to buy firearms in 2019.
He received a commutation of his sentence from former U.S. leader Donald Trump during his final days in office, in large part because of his charity work.
Kodak has become a charity leader in recent years, donating diapers, underwear and socks to the Jack & Jill Children's Center and donating thousands of dollars so community groups could provide 1,000 turkeys to people in need.
The proclamation cited Kodak's contribution of $100,000 (£70,800) to families of fallen FBI agents, along with scholarship money for the children of the agents' families, according to TMZ.
The declaration of June 11 as Kodak Black Day came months after Kodak pleaded guilty to first-degree assault of a teenage girl in a South Carolina hotel room that dated back to 2016. "I apologize this happened and I'm hopeful we can all move forward," he said in the April hearing.