Update: 12.2.19 : Rapper 21 Savage has been released from ICE detention today, Wednesday 13 February, 2019.

21 Savage is said to have been released on $100,000 bail, 21 has been detained for some days now due to allegedly overstaying his visa.
4 February 2019: Global News: Atlanta based Rapper Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph popularly known as 21 Savage was arrested by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for over staying in the US.

According to multiple media outlets, the Grammy-nominated producer, rapper and songwriter who is based in Atlanta is allegedly in the United States illegally.

Rapper 21 Savage is British born who legally entered USA in July,  however, he allegedly never renews his visa when it expired the following year (July 2006)…

21 Savage Arrested By ICE

Photo Credit: 21 Savage

21 Savage was reportedly arrested on February 3, during an operation targeting at East Atlanta rapper Young Nudy. It is believed his arrest was unrelated.


 “We are working diligently to get [21 Savage] out of detention while we work with the authorities to clear up any misunderstandings.” 21 Savage’s lawyer


21 Savage’s arrest has really surprised his fans because Wikipedia has the rappers nationality as American. It just doesn’t make sense to anyone. In saying that, Wikipedia also mentions that 21 Savage is a British rapper.

Could 21 Savage be deported?

Celebrities and  reacts to 21 Savage’s arrest and his immigration status in the US

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 NICKI MINAJ AND CARDI B SLAMS slam Tomi Lahren for joking about 21 Savage’s deportation