On a recent Friday afternoon in the Golden Acres community in Pompano Beach, Florida, resident Abdor Telsaint stood with a group of neighbors in a driveway, wearing a brown T-shirt with rapper Kodak Black’s face on it. Telsaint claims to have known the Haitian-American rapper, who grew up in Golden Acres, before the celebrity knew himself.
With a mixture of pride and excitement, Telsaint’s voice rose while talking about Kapri’s donations to survivors of Haiti’s Aug. 14 earthquake, and to Golden Acres residents in the past.
“A young boy who they thought was going to struggle became a millionaire and now he’s bringing back,” said Telsaint, 37. “I congratulate them boys, it's good that they’re doing that for their culture, their family.”
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