Hip Hop Shows Support For 21 Savage Following ICE Arrest

Hip Hop Shows Support For 21 Savage Following ICE Arrest

Meek Mill, Offset and more are in solidarity with the rapper.

Published February 3, 2019

21 Savage was arrested earlier today (February 3) by ICE agents who claim he’s a British national.

  1. Now, the Hip Hop world is reacting to the arrest. Almost everyone is showing support for the Atlanta-based rapper.

  2. Offset
  3. Lil Yachty
  4. meek mill
  5. Tierra Whack
  6. Vince staples
  7. Killer mike
  8. Lil Durk
  9. Pi'erre Bourne
  10. Honorable C Note

    According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, ICE believes the rapper, born Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, is actually British and was taken into custody during a “targeted operation.”

    ICE claims Savage has overstayed his visa and according to ICE spokesman Brian Cox is an “unlawfully present United Kingdom national” who legally entered the United States in July 2005 on a visa. That visa though expired a year later, Cox says.

    21 Savage has been placed in “removal proceedings before the federal immigration courts.” The 26-year-old Atlanta-based rapper has always claimed he’s from the Georgia city.

Written by BET Staff

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