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Kodak Black has donated $150,000 to charity in five days since prison release

Kodak Black has already donated $150,000 to charity, despite being released from jail just five days ago.

The rapper – who had been serving a 46-month sentence on a weapons charge until August 2022 – was granted a pardon by outgoing U.S. president Donald Trump.

He had previously tweeted he would donate $1 million to charity if Trump issued him a pardon, but the tweet was later deleted – with Black’s lawyer Bradford Cohen weighing in on the reason for the deletion after being alerted to a TMZ story about his client.

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“Instead of harping on a young black man and how much charity he does, why don’t we take a look at the amount of charity the writers of these articles do,” Cohen wrote on Instagram. “last week Kodak pledged 100k to setting up a scholarship fund in the name of Meadow Pollack, the week before he donated 50k to barstool fund to help small businesses. That’s 150k and he’s been out 5 days.”

Cohen added he had advised Black to delete his tweet because “a statement promising something for something in exchange is not appropriate”.

After his sentence was commuted, Black – real name Bill Kapri – took to Twitter to thank Trump, writing: 

“It Means More Than You Will Ever Know. I Want To Continue Giving Back, Learning And Growing.”

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