Details are still forthcoming, but it has come out in several reports that rapper 21 Savage has been arrested by ICE officials who say he is actually a native of the United Kingdom. According to a report from a local outlet, the rapper overstayed his visa thus leading to his arrest.
Rapper 21 Savage, who claims to be from Atlanta’s Zone 6, has been arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has learned ICE arrested 21 Savage in Atlanta Sunday.
We will update this story as it develops. For now, we’ve included some of the reactions from Twitter below.
21 Savage Arrested By ICE, Says He’s Actually From The U.K. was originally published on hiphopwired.com
21 savage been saying he's been in and out of jail his entire life but he had no papers ?????— Ahmed🇸🇴/I'm trying to text her (@big_business_) February 3, 2019
What the fuck https://t.co/yT8sYd9988
What 21 Savage means when he says he got shooters pic.twitter.com/8xxmlIy3AI— tibs (@tibsnorelation) February 3, 2019
21 Savage isn’t from Zone 6 Atlanta????? He’s BRITISH?!?!?!? Everything I’ve ever believed in is a LIE— Hank (@DeionHD) February 3, 2019
So they’re saying he entered the country with a visa in 2005 (it expired in 2006). He been here since then, getting in trouble with the law and making millions and you’re telling me they’re JUST NOW trying to get him out of here? What???— elexus jionde (@Lexual__) February 3, 2019
21 Savage #1 grime rapper alive and we had no clue— adam22 (@adam22) February 3, 2019
this was how 21 savage was pulling up pic.twitter.com/zRNHftLH0S— 🥊 (@jaketyyler) February 3, 2019
21 Savage showed us the true him we just refused to see it...pic.twitter.com/P6m3B67EQ7— J.B. (@Qocaine_) February 3, 2019
ICE spokesman Bryan Cox: “U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested unlawfully present United Kingdom national Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph AKA ‘21 Savage’ during a targeted operation with federal and local law enforcement partners early Sunday in metro Atlanta.” https://t.co/G0WlPymYIr— Mark Winne (@MarkWinneWSB) February 3, 2019