10. Kodak Black – Calling My Spirit [Official Music Video]
“Calling My Spirit” is a song recorded by American rapper Kodak Black for his second studio album Dying to Live. It was released on November 30, 2018, via Atlantic Records and WEA, with production by Southside and Jake One.
The song was released as the fourth single for the album, following preceding singles “If I’m Lyin, I’m Flyin”, “Zeze” and “Take One”. HotNewHipHop described the song as Black baring “his soul over emotional guitar licks. He speaks to himself, and battles his own inner turmoil by pinpointing the proper way to move.”
9. Kodak Black – There He Go (Official Video)
“There He Go” is the first single dropped by Kodak Black since he was released from jail on December 1st. By December 3rd he was back on his grind, recording new music.
Some of the recording process for this song was posted on Snapchat (JBlack1K) in early December, as well as the video shoot for another unrecorded track.
8. French Montana – Lockjaw (Official Video) ft. Kodak Black
“Lockjaw” is a song by American rapper French Montana. It was released on May 27, 2016, which was a single from his mixtape, MC4. It was also a single from his twentieth mixtape Wave Gods. The track was produced by Ben Billions and Yo Asel, it features a guest appearance from Pompano Beach-based hip hop recording artist Kodak Black. The song is featured in the video game WWE 2K17. The song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in March 2017, for selling over 1,000,000 digital copies in the United States.
The song’s accompanying music video premiered on June 9, 2016 on French Montana’s Vevo account on YouTube. It was directed by SpiffTV. Since its release, the video has received over 100 million views on YouTube. Scenes were shot between Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Broward County, Florida.
7. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie – Drowning (feat. Kodak Black) [Official Audio]
“Drowning” (also known as “Drowning (Water)” or simply “Water”) is a song by American hip hop recording artist A Boogie wit da Hoodie, released on March 10, 2017 by Mark Ferrell Jr. and Atlantic Records as the lead single from A Boogie’s debut studio album, The Bigger Artist (2017). The song was written by Calvin Ferrell Sr. and features American rapper and label-mate Kodak Black. It was produced by Jahaan Sweet and Quasi and peaked at number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100.
6. Kodak Black – Skrilla
Kodak Black takes us to the trap in his new video for “Skrilla.” In the video we see how infectious his live performance is and the harsh realities of life in South Florida. The buzzing Broward County, FL trapper has been making noise on the scene and has even earned a Drake co-sign.
5. Kodak Black – Transportin’ [Official Video]
“Transportin'” is a song recorded by American rapper Kodak Black. It was released on August 18, 2017, via Atlantic Records and WEA. Produced by C-ClipBeatz, the song was included on Black’s fifth mixtape Project Baby 2 with songwriting credits from Black, Jermaine Smith and Isaac Hayes.
The song samples Isaac Hayes’ “Hung Up on My Baby”. It also samples the beat from the song “Mind Playing Tricks on Me” Geto Boys.
4. KODAK BLACK NO FLOCKIN (Official Video) FREESTYLE (Prod. by VinnyxProd)
“No Flockin” is the debut single by American hip hop recording artist Kodak Black. The song, a rap freestyle over an instrumental of the same name produced by Vinnyx (VinnyxProd), eventually peaked at 95 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in January 2017. The song was initially released on July 27, 2014, on Kodak Black’s official YouTube account, before being released on iTunes on July 6, 2015, by Dollaz N Dealz Entertainment, Sniper Gang and Atlantic Records.
Kodak’s flow on the song was sampled/interpolated in “Bodak Yellow” by American rapper Cardi B, which was released in June 2017. The song would go on to top the Billboard Hot 100 in late September 2017. The song was certified diamond in 2021, becoming the first song to be certified diamond by a female rapper. Kodak responded with, “Bodak Yellow Went Diamond Dam Right”.
3. Kodak Black – ZEZE (feat. Travis Scott & Offset) [Official Audio]
“Zeze” (stylized in all caps) is a song by American rapper Kodak Black, featuring vocals from American rappers Travis Scott and Offset. It was released by Atlantic Records on October 12, 2018. Produced by D. A. Doman, the song debuted at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 behind “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B and at number one in Canada.
On August 18, 2018, Kodak Black was released from prison after having been arrested on multiple charges in January 2018. Only three weeks later, he was spotted in a recording studio with rapper Travis Scott. The footage of the artists listening to a new beat, which would later turn out to be the instrumental of “Zeze”, subsequently became a viral meme.
2. Kodak Black – Tunnel Vision [Official Video]
“Tunnel Vision” is a single by American hip hop recording artist Kodak Black. It is the second single from his debut studio album, Painting Pictures (2017). The song was released on February 17, 2017 by Dollaz N Dealz Entertainment, Sniper Gang, and Atlantic Records. The track was produced by Metro Boomin, Southside, and Cubeatz. It has peaked at number six on the US Billboard Hot 100. The track samples the song “El Aparecido” by Inti-Illimani, a Chilean folk band, part of the Nueva canción movement.
Kodak Black was released from a jail in South Carolina on bail following a rape case which he was accused of, a couple weeks prior to the recording of the song. Kodak Black released a preview of the song on his Instagram account when he was in the studio with Metro Boomin in Miami, Florida, and it gained millions of plays before its official release two months after.
“Wake Up in the Sky” is a song by American rapper Gucci Mane, American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars, and American rapper Kodak Black. It was released by Guwop and Atlantic Records as the third single from Mane’s thirteenth studio album Evil Genius on September 14, 2018. The song was written by Mane, Mars, Black, Chance Youngblood, Dwan Avery and Jeff LaCroix, and produced by Mars and the latter three under their aliases Tarentino, DY and Tre Pounds. “Wake Up in the Sky” is a hip hop, pop and soul song with a trap beat, and lyrics about feeling good and enjoying life.
“Wake Up in the Sky” received mostly positive reviews from music critics who found its chorus catchy and appreciated it for eschewing the trap-indebted sound of Evil Genius. The song reached number 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The track peaked at number one on the US Rhythmic chart and it also charted in the top 40 in Canada, Hungary, Norway and Slovakia. Mars and Florent Dechard directed the song’s music video, in which Mane, Mars and Black perform as a 1980s soul music trio dressed in suits and jewelry.
In June 2018, Gucci Mane told Billboard that he worked with who he considered the best producers for Evil Genius to prove to his fans that he is “still passionate about the music”. “Wake Up in the Sky” is Mane’s second collaboration with Bruno Mars, the first being Mane’s remix of Mars’ single “That’s What I Like” (2017). Mane and Kodak Black first collaborated on “Vibin in This Bih”, which appears on Black’s mixtape Lil B.I.G. Pac (2016). It is the first song Black recorded since being released from prison in August 2018 for a number of felony charges. “Wake Up in the Sky” was written by Mane, Mars, Black, Chance Youngblood, Dwan Avery and Jeff LaCroix, and produced by Mars and the latter three under their aliases Tarentino, DY and Tre Pounds. The track was mixed by Serban Ghenea.
Mars first teased the collaboration by sharing an image of himself and Black on Instagram in late August 2018. On September 13, 2018, Mane shared the single’s cover art on Instagram and announced that the collaboration would be released the following day. The cover art is an airplane window view of an ice cream cone-shaped cloud. Guwop and Atlantic Records released “Wake Up in the Sky” for digital download and streaming on September 14, 2018, as the album’s third single.
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