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 […]

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Top Democrat Wants English Rapper 21 Savage to Testify in Congress After ICE Detention

Democrats want 21 Savage, an English-born rapper who is facing repatriation to his safe European home, to testify about migration enforcement. “As a successful artist, he is able to give voice to the views of so many Americans who are critical of Trump Administration policies, activity that is protected by the First Amendment,” claimed Rep. Zoe […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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JAY-Z Demands ICE Release Rapper 21 Savage After Visa Violations: ‘Absolute Travesty’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has joined calls for the release of rapper 21 Savage after he was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after the agency discovered he had overstayed a visa that lapsed in 2006. ICE officials announced that the Georgia-based rapper was brought to the U.S. from Britain by his mother when he […]

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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 […]

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21 Savage’s lawyer says ICE committed “civil law violation” to “punish and intimidate”

The attorney for detained performing artist 21 Savage blasts ICE in a statement the day after his client was arrested: “This is a civil law violation, and the continued detention of Mr. Abraham-Joseph serves no other purpose than to unnecessarily punish him and try to intimidate him into giving up his right to fight to […]

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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 […]

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Rapper 21 Savage Arrested By ICE in Atlanta: ‘His Whole Public Persona Is False’

Rapper 21 Savage was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Atlanta Sunday over alleged immigration violations. A statement from ICE, reported by Fox5 Atlanta, details the alleged immigration violations of 21 Savage, whose real name is Sha Taa Bin Abraham-Joseph. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested unlawfully present United Kingdom national Sha Yaa […]

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Watch 21 Savage Make His Moody, Mellow Late-Night Debut With ‘A Lot’ From ‘I Am > I Was’

[embedded content] Share This Video 21 Savage has taken a lot of flack for the way his introspective demeanor projects during his live performances. He always seems a little shy, withdrawn, and maybe even a little sad, which sometimes saps the energy from his stage presence. However, last night on […]

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If You Don’t Know the Words to Jingle Bells Don’t Feel Bad, Because 21 Savage Doesn’t Know Them Either

Screenshot: @21Savage (Instagram) On Christmas Eve, rapper 21 Savage and his crimson turtleneck took it upon themselves to spread a little holiday cheer on Instagram. Because nothing says Christmas like rappers belting out Christmas carols. However, the Atlanta spitter’s execution could use a little work. As it’s painfully obvious he […]

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Virgil Abloh-Approved Producer Brodinski Unveils Short Film for “Split”

Parisian artist Brodinski has already had the pleasure of working with some of rap’s biggest names including Kanye West, Danny Brown and 21 Savage. Today, the DJ and producer returns with a Pavel Brenner-directed short film for his Peewee Longway-assisted single “Split.” The visual takes cues from the iconic MTV series Pimp My Ride as […]

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Finally Offline | 21 Savage, Playboi Carti & More

Finally Offline for Highsnobiety is a new series that takes candid photos of musicians, artists and celebrities, and presents them in journal format. For the first installment of Finally Offline for Highsnobiety, Los Angeles-based photographer and regular Highsnobiety contributor Will Nichols recruits some of the finest photographers to show some of their recent work. Included in each image above are the bare […]

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