Tag: 21 Savage

Mustard’s ‘100 Bands’ Features An All-Star Lineup Of 21 Savage, Meek Mill, Quavo, And YG

Getty Image Hip-hop collaborations pop up all the time, but it’s not every day that there is as much star power on a single track as there is on “100 Bands,” the latest from Mustard. He shared the new single today, and it features a plethora of talent: 21 Savage, Meek Mill, Quavo, and YG. […]

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Nipsey Hussle’s Community Legacy: 10 Hip-Hop Artists Continuing The Marathon

Nipsey Hussle in Oakland, Calif., on March 29, 2018. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, File (AP Photo) The life of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom was celebrated Thursday before a crowd of over 21,000 at the Staples Center after he was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on March 31. Following his tragic death, the Eritrean-American who […]

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21 Savage Performs On Stage For The First Time Since His ICE Arrest

Getty Image The details of 21 Savage’s ICE detention have been circulating ever since his arrest on Super Bowl Sunday. Since then, the rapper has been dealing with numerous lawsuits and legal trouble. Although he is still facing deportation, Savage made his first appearance on a stage over the weekend since his initial ICE arrest […]

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Rappers Are Defending Their Right to Anti-Cop Lyrics in the Supreme Court

In 2014, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court sentenced Pittsburg rapper Mayhem Mal to two years in prison for “terroristic threats” and “witness intimidation.” This conviction was based on his lyrics in “Fuck the Police,” a song he rapped on as part of the group Ghetto SuperStar Committee. The song, which borrows its title from N.W.A.’s “Fuck Tha […]

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Killer Mike And Chance The Rapper Filed A Legal Brief In A Supreme Court Case About Rap Lyrics

Getty Image In 2014, Jamal Knox — a then-19-year-old rapper from Pittsburgh — was sentenced to two years in prison for “issuing terroristic threats and intimidating witnesses. The charges stemmed from a song that Knox — who rapped under the name “Mayhem Mal” — recorded following his arrest for illegal drug and gun possession. In […]

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Offset Opens Up About Fatherhood And Gets Personal In His First Solo Album, ‘Father Of 4’

Getty Image Offset dropped his first solo album, Father of 4, via Quality Control Music. Offset called on many friends to add lines to the 16-track album. J. Cole, Gunna, CeeLo Green, Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Quavo, and Gucci Mane feature on various songs throughout the album. The Father of 4 album cover shows Offset […]

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Rapper Young Nudy Has Been Released On $100K Bail After Being Arrested Alongside 21 Savage

Getty Image Atlanta rapper Young Nudy, who was arrested with his cousin 21 Savage weeks ago, will finally be granted $100,000 bond a week after Savage’s own release from ICE custody. While Savage racked up the majority of the headlines due to the revelation of his illegal resident status and his greater name recognition due […]

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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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