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21 Lil Harold, the talented 21 Savage affiliate that many believe is his brother, told us how sipping lean led to his "My First Time" story.

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The brother of rapper 21 Savage was fatally stabbed in South London last November and now his killer has been brought to justice. 

Why can't they just let the man enjoy his well-earned smile? The man was almost deported for God's sake.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper 21 Savage believes undocumented immigrants like him who lived in America as children should automatically become U.S. citizens. The Grammy-nominated artist who earlier this year was held in federal immigration detention told The Associated Press on Thursday night that undocumented immigrants also shouldn’t have to endure the lengthy process to […]

Rapper 21 Savage has donated $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center, AJC reports. The SPLC is the civil rights group that helped him when he was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this year. The Grammy-nominated artist, born Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was taken into custody in Georgia’s DeKalb County Feb. 3 on […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America” for a Friday broadcast. He was arrested Feb. 3 in what U.S. Immigration and […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said. The rapper, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3. Immigration and Customs […]

Jay Z is more than just talking about criminal justice reform. He’s literally putting his money where his mouth is. Although the rapper 21 Savage is not on his label, Jay has hired noted lawyer Alex Spiro to assist in getting Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, out of ICE custody, reports Variety. Savage, 26 was detained […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys for Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage say he’s being wrongly held by federal immigration authorities. Law firm Kuck Baxter Immigration released a statement Monday saying U.S. officials have known about his immigration status since at least 2017 when he sought a new visa that is pending.   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF […]

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Rapper 21 Savage is set to host his third annual Issa Back to School Drive, a two-day event on Aug. 4 and 5, to be held near his childhood home on Glenwood Road in Atlanta. “Giving back to where I grew up means a lot to me. These kids need it and I use to be one […]