- Rapper Kodak Black celebrates birthday by posing in front of a Kobe Bryant-themed helicopter
- Kodak immediately recieved backlash from NBA fans who felt he was being insensitive towards Kobe’s death
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Kodak Black has become the latest rapper to face backlash for referencing Kobe Bryant’s tragic helicopter crash.
Earlier this year Meek Mill drew the ire of the Internet when an unreleased version of his “Don’t Worry” song featured the lyric “If I ever lack, I’m goin’ out with my chopper, it be another Kobe.”
Fans are upset after hearing a snippet of Meek Mill saying “I’ll go out with my choppa it’ll be another Kobe” in a song with Lil Baby. pic.twitter.com/jaWe2rgP0u
— Saycheese TV 👄🧀 (@SaycheeseDGTL) February 18, 2021
On Monday, Kodak Black, who turned 24 last week, posted a photo of himself dressed in a Kobe Bryant Lakers jersey standing next to a helicopter painted in the Lakers purple and gold colors.
— Kodak Black (@KodakBlack1k) June 21, 2021
NBA fans on social media immediately blasted Kodak for being insensitive for his Kobe “tribute.”
This is mad disrespectful with the helicopter in the background… I don’t think this guy has gotten enough hate for this 🤦♂️ https://t.co/DeWxzV1CBy
— The People’s Champ💜💛⭐️ (@OozingLAL) June 22, 2021
This straight up disrespectful argue with your moms https://t.co/7KxdewDtG5
— ✨𝐻𝒾𝒿𝒶 𝒹𝑒 𝐿𝓊𝒸𝒾𝒻𝑒𝓇✨ (@leandra_xojc) June 22, 2021
dawg you are literally in front of a helicopter there’s no way ur this stupid https://t.co/AbercgS54Y
— 🌟 (@aubaIeave) June 22, 2021