21 Savage was arrested in Atlanta for allegedly being an illegal immigrant. The “No Heart” rapper is facing deportation.
Savage born Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was taken into custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who
According to 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. Mr. Abraham-Joseph was taken into ICE custody as he is unlawfully present in the U.S. and also a convicted felon.”
Authorities say the rapper initially came to the U.S. legally in July 2005 with a non-immigrant visa. When his visa expired in July 2006, he failed to leave the country.
Fans were shocked the news that Savage was from the U.K.