Kodak Black was scheduled to perform at Rolling Loud in Miami, however, the South Florida rapper was arrested for federal and state firearms charges as he arrived at the festival site, but before he was able to enter.
WSVN 7 News in Miami confirms he was arrested at the festival, citing the ATF, Miami-Date police Northside Gang Unit and the US Marshalls all played a part in the arrest of the rapper. Kodak was transported to a Federal Detention Center in Miami.
Sources confirm rapper Kodak Black has just been arrested at Rolling Loud Festival on state and federal firearms charges. ATF, Miami-Dade Police Northside Gang Unit, and US Marshals all involved in arrest. @wsvn
— Brian Entin (@BrianEntin) May 12, 2019
Kodak Black just got arrested at Rolling Loud before he was able to perform ? pic.twitter.com/EZSZ1g8hxs
— adam22 (@adam22) May 12, 2019
An employee of a business in Miami where Kodak stopped by on the way to the festival revealed to the rapper that federal authorities visited the business inquiring about the rapper once he left.
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Following the arrest, Rolling Loud releases a statement:
“Kodak Black was not arrested at Rolling Loud. He was arrested on his way to the festival and we have no knowledge of what led to the arrest since he was not on festival property.”