It was perplexing for some Hip Hop fans to find Kodak Black making several appearances on Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale and Big Steps. However, Kodak’s inclusions created powerful moments on the album, and in a clip shared online, Kodak opened up about his relationship with the California icon while detailing what connects them.

“Me and Kendrick have a lot of little things in common that people probably don’t understand,” Kodak told Speedy Morman.

“We two, we Gemini, we’re both Hebrew Israelites,” Kodak added, saying Lamar sees it beyond the social media moments. “He has a different perception of me. He’s not a cap, when he says we’re gonna do something, we do it. Street Kendrick for real too! That boy, I got a lot of love for him.”

Speedy wanted to know what kind of conversations Kendrick and Kodak were having.

“He put me on the game. He really wants to see an*gga win, that’s for sure. He could have just done the song and it never came out, but he went so far as to get me to talk on the intros and interludes and all that other stuff. By having me do a poem there, he already knows where my intellect is going. Apparently Lamar told Kodak he just wanted him to come up in the booth and ” talk your shit.”

“He trusted me and I appreciate him for trusting me.” Check out the clip below and revisit Lamar bringing out Kodak during his Rolling Loud Miami performance.