Rapper Kodak Black was nowhere to be found for his scheduled concert at the House of Blues Boston on April 17, and it’s now known that his arrest is to blame.
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A court date has been scheduled for next month, CNN reported.
Original report: The Blast reported the 21-year-old rapper, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, was arrested at the U.S.-Canada border while crossing the Queenston–Lewiston Bridge.
TMZ reported that, according to unnamed law enforcement sources, the rapper was driving a Cadillac Escalade and authorities found marijuana on him, as well as a Glock 9mm pistol that was not declared by Black or anyone else in the vehicle. Another vehicle, a Porsche, with three individuals inside was also traveling with the rapper. There were weapons and marijuana found in that car, according to TMZ.
Those specifics have been confirmed by officials in a New York State Police news release.
Black remains in the Niagara County Jail on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana, The Blast reported. He is on a $20,000/$40,000 cash bond.
The arrest meant Black was a no-show. He canceled his Boston performance at the last minute, upsetting fans. The
that the show had been postponed.
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