21 Savage Opens Up About ICE Arrest, Deportation, More On The New York Times: For some weeks now, 21 Savage has been going through trying times regarding his immigration status. The rapper takes an interview with The New York Times with Jon Caramanica to talk about coming from an impoverished place in London.
During the chat with Jon, the Slaughter Gang rapper opened up about being ridiculed for his accent when moving to Atlanta, getting into fights at school, circumstances surrounding his ICE arrest, missing the Grammy Awards, Visa expiring, adolescence in his grandmother’s house, immigration policies, feeling like “A Lot” triggered the incarceration and more.
Savage also had a conversation on Good Morning America last week where he touched on many of the same topics and he later turned himself in to Atlanta police over a theft warrant. Many celebrities have come to his aid including Jay Z who hired a special lawyer to help with his case.