Rapper Kodak Black is now apologizing for comments he made about actress Lauren London on Instagram Live.
"I'd try to be like, 'If you need a friend, you can call my line,’" he says in the video.
Over the weekend, the rapper, whose real name is Bill Kapri, was recorded on the app having a conversation, saying he'd give Lauren London a year to mourn the death of her long time partner Nipsey Hussle before he'd try to make his own move. London and Nipsey, whose birth name is Ermias Asghedom, share a young son.
The 33-year-old was gunned down last Sunday in front of his clothing store, The Marathon, in Los Angeles.
When Kodak made the comments, it hadn't even been a week since Nipsey's death.
In the video, Kodak’s friends seem to think he is taking things too far. They can be heard asking him to "chill."
Many people called Kodak's comments insensitive and disrespectful.
Some, who have been openly mourning Nipsey, swiftly came to both his and London’s defense on social media.
Rapper The Game did not hold back. Neither did T.I. "Fix that s***. Quickly. Expeditiously," he said.
Kodak bit back at T.I., but it wouldn't be long before he completely changed his tune.
R&B Singer Tank took a different approach, but the core message was still the same. "Kodak Black. That's not it bro.I promise you that's not it,” Tank began. “You gotta listen to the guy whose saying it's too soon. And the other guy who's trying to keep you from saying it. You gotta get out of that."
In fact, Kodak's comments were so offensive to Los Angeles radio station Power 106, the station said it will not be playing his records.
Last week, London broke her silence and paid Tribute to Nipsey on Instagram, saying in part, "I am completely lost."
Kodak wound up offering an apology: "If I disrespected you, Lauren London, in any shape or form, I'm sorry. Even though I didn't. And rest in peace to dude.Y'all already know what I said. I said dude encouraged me to do s*** for the community."
Nipsey’s memorial service is planned for Thursday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.