"I want to thank President Trump for recognizing that I have so much more to give to my family, my art, and my community. I also want to thank @bradfordcohen for working so diligently to secure another chance for me. Love!" Weezy wrote Wednesday (Jan. 21) while signing off with his legal name.
Kodak Black (real name Bill Kahan Kapri) was in federal prison after pleading guilty to a firearms possession charge after being detained at the Canadian-American border in March 2020. Like Wayne, he took to Twitter to thank Trump for commuting his 46-month sentence.
"I Want To Thank The President @RealDonaldTrump For His Commitment To Justice Reform And Shortening My Sentence. I Also Want To Thank Everyone For Their Support And Love," he wrote on Thursday, later tagging Dan Scavino, the former White House deputy chief of staff for communications and director of social media under the Trump administration. "It Means More Than You Will Ever Know. I Want To Continue Giving Back, Learning And Growing."
But he's not totally in the clear yet: The 23-year-old rapper still faces potential prison time after he was indicted on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after allegedly forcing himself onto a woman, and at one point biting her neck and breast, in a hotel room in February 2016.
Prosecutors in South Carolina plan on "aggressively" going after Black on this case, Ed Clements, the 12th Circuit Solicitor in Florence County, told TMZ. If convicted, he could face 30 years in state prison.