Rapper Kodak Black Indicted on Sexual Assault Charges
Rapper Kodak Black has reportedly been indicted in South Carolina on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
The 20-year-old "No Flockin'" rapper stands accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a hotel following one of his shows in February 2016, local ABC affiliate WPDE reports.
The hip-hop star, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, was arrested in November 2016 on criminal sexual conduct charges.
The assault reportedly happened in a Comfort Inn and Suites in Florence County, S.C., and the victim was a fan who had attended his show earlier in the night.
The Florida-based rapper took the teen and a friend back to the hotel, where he eventually told her he "couldn't help himself," and forced himself on her and bit her, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
According to TMZ, Octave was actually indicted in April despite news of the charges breaking Monday. He faces up to 30 years in prison.
In June, the rapper spent a month behind bars in Florida for violating parole stemming from a 2016 conviction.
Octave is signed to Atlantic Records, a representative from which told the Daily News in a statement that the label is aware of the indictment, and expected it "as part of the normal process of the pending case."