Tag: 21 Savage

21 Savage Finally Speaks Out, Says ICE Arrest ‘Was Definitely Targeted’

21 Savage, on Good Morning America Screenshot: ABC News (YouTube) For the first time since being released from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on $100,000 bond, 21 Savage is speaking his piece. After countless statements on his behalf, he is breaking it all down in his own words. He appeared on Good Morning America […]

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ICE Drops ‘Aggravated Felony’ Charge Against 21 Savage. General Sentiment on Original Charge? Issa Lie

21 Savage attend Xbox And Gears Of War 4 launch event on October 10, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Xbox & Gears of War 4) As you may know by now, 21 Savage was recently released from ICE detainment on bond. ‘He Won His Freedom’: 21 Savage Released from ICE Custody […]

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Report: ICE Was Attempting To Deport 21 Savage On An ‘Aggravated Felony Charge’

Getty Image On Tuesday, 21 Savage was released from an ICE detention center. The rapper had been arrested nine days prior in Atlanta and placed in the custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after it was discovered that the 26-year-old had arrived in the U.S. as a seven-year-old and illegally overstayed his Visa. Savage must […]

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How The 2019 Grammys Failed 21 Savage On One Of Music’s Biggest Stages

Getty Image Although Post Malone performed “Rockstar,” his chart-topping smash featuring 21 Savage during Sunday’s Grammy celebration, obviously, 21 wasn’t present to perform his verse on the song. The since-freed artist, born Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was incarcerated in a detention center after being detained by ICE two weeks ago. He was reportedly detained because he’s […]

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‘He Won His Freedom’: 21 Savage Released from ICE Custody on Bond 

Savage performs onstage during the Meadows Music And Arts Festival – Day 1 on September 15, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Noam Galai (Getty Images) The #Free21Savage movement can rejoice today. 21 Savage has been released on bond from ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) custody, according to his team. Per an official statement […]

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21 Savage Got Support On ‘The Tonight Show’ With Metro Boomin And Gunna’s Performance

[embedded content] Share This Video Over the past week or so, 21 Savage has had strong support from the music community following his ICE arrest. Tons of rappers and other people in music have spoken out against Savage’s detainment, and he got some more advocacy on network television last night during Metro Boomin and Gunna’s […]

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The Grammys Released 21 Savage Ticket’s For His Mom To Attend After His Manager Called Them Out

Getty Image According to a series of tweets from 21 Savage‘s co-manager, The Grammys won’t release the rapper’s reserved tickets to his mother so that she can attend the ceremony on his behalf. “Sooo Grammys won’t release savages tickets to Savages mom to go to Grammys on his behalf,” said Meezy on Twitter. Sooo Grammys […]

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Denounces ICE For Detaining 21 Savage

Getty Image 21 Savage’s recent arrest and subsequent detention at the hands of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is one of the more shocking and unexpected events in what has already been a very eventful new year. It is also just one of the many recorded cases of mistreatment and abuse faced at the […]

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21 Savage ‘In Lockdown For 23 Hours a Day’ with Little Human Contact, Says Co-Manager 

Recording Artist 21 Savage attend his 21 Savage And His Leading By Example Foundation Host 3rd Annual Issa Back 2 School Drive on August 5, 2018 in Decatur, Georgia.Photo: Moses Robinson (Getty Images for Leading By Example Foundation) 21 Savage’s co-manager Mega Meezy has reportedly provided some insight into the young rapper’s conditions while in […]

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Jay-Z Is Reportedly Lending His Lawyer to 21 Savage

Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter speaks onstage during the launch of The Reform Alliance on January 23, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Nicholas Hunt (Getty Images for The Reform Alliance) He got 99 problems, but effective legal representation ain’t one. 21 Savage is currently in ICE custody and it looks like one Shawn Carter is offering […]

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21 Savage’s Legal Team Sets It Straight: He Is Not a Convicted Felon, ICE ‘Provided Incorrect Information’

21 Savage attends the 2018 NBA Awards Show on June 25, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. Photo: Allen Berezovsky (Getty Images) 21 Savage (birth name: She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph) is currently in ICE custody. He arrived in the United States from the United Kingdom at the tender age of seven, therefore making him akin to a […]

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21 Savage’s Mother Responded To The People Laughing At Her Son’s Arrest

Getty Image In the wake of 21 Savage’s arrest announcement, an array of jokes and memes about the rapper’s UK origins and the fact that he is being detained by U.S. Immigration officials flooded timelines. A statement from the 26-year-old rapper’s attorney delivered on Tuesday explained that, with the exception of a one-month visit to […]

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No Joke, What’s Happening to 21 Savage Is Pretty Damn Concerning

21 Savage attends the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund 15th Anniversary Event on November 5, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York.Photo: Roy Rochlin (Getty Images) It was all jokes… until it wasn’t. In fact, it never really was a joke. A bit of transparency here: when I first saw news of 21 Savage possibly being from […]

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Black Lives Matter Has Started A Petition Calling For 21 Savage’s Release

Getty Image News of 21 Savage‘s arrest rocked the internet over the weekend. According to various reports, the 26-year-old was arrested and later detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers on Sunday, February 3. According to ICE, 21 Savage — born Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — is a UK-national who overstayed his visa. Many […]

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21 Savage’s Birth Certificate Has Reportedly Surfaced Online And Confirms He Was Born In London

Getty Image When ICE arrested 21 Savage for a long-expired visa, the agency described him as a “United Kingdom national,” which led many to assume that he was English in their Twitter memes and jokes. Now, The Daily Mail has apparently surfaced the rapper’s birth certificate, showing that he actually was born in London in […]

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Atlanta Rapper Young Nudy Was The Real Target Of The Sting That Got 21 Savage Arrested

Getty Image It turns out the police operation that resulted in 21 Savage’s detainment by ICE actually had a different target after all: Savage’s fellow Atlantan trap rapper, Young Nudy. CBS News reported that the operation targeted Quantavious Thomas, Nudy’s real name, for reasons unrelated to 21 Savage’s immigration issue. Both rappers and two other […]

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