According to The Guardian, Shia Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as rapper 21 Savage, was arrested by the US Immigration and Customs Police for illegal residence in the country. According to the newspaper, for thirteen years he was in the States with an expired visa, now he is facing deportation.
The musician, who according to the documents was a British citizen, first came to the United States in 2005, and then, after the expiration of the documents, remained in the country, hiding his status as an illegal migrant. Police officers in a commentary to The Washington Post noted that the rapper had problems with the law in October 2014 when he was brought in as a suspect in a drug trafficking case.
Recall that 21 Savage has become a two-time Grammy nominee, which will be presented on February 10 in Los Angeles. At the end of December last year, he released his second studio album "I Am> I Was" and reached number one on the Billboard music charts. Duets with him were recorded by Childish Gambino, Travis Scott and Post Malone as invited guests.
13.02.2019. As the Associated Press learned, 21 Savage was released on bail nine days after his arrest. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the amount that had to be paid to release the rapper was one hundred thousand dollars.