21 Savage Launches Bank Account Campaign to Teach Teens About Financial Literacy


Following his launch from ICE detainment earlier in February, 21 Savage is shifting his focus again to being a function mannequin within the Atlanta group. On Wednesday (Feb. 27), Savage launched his Bank Account Campaign, which can put the right sources in place to show monetary literacy to teenage college students throughout the United States.

21 defined in a press release what whereas he had a success track referred to as "Bank Account," he in actual fact "knew virtually nothing about financial institution accounts" whereas rising up. "As I've gotten smarter about monetary administration, I notice how empowering it's to manage your cash quite than be managed by it," 21 mentioned. "I need to assist youngsters with a background much like mine to get sensible about their cash."

The initiative finds the 26-year-old teaming up with a nonprofit Juma and Get Schooled to serve the underrepresented youth and convey his imaginative and prescient to life. With finance not a serious subject of research in colleges, Savage desires to verify youngsters keep away from predatorial bank card corporations and never make the error of be locked into excessive curiosity loans and accumulate debt at a younger age.

Even although the Slaughter Gang rapper's freedom stays in limbo, 21 is extra assured than ever that he'll be capable to present for his household in America because of assist from the group and a high-powered authorized staff. "It’s like placing bulletproof glass in entrance of a bulletproof vest," Savage advised The New York Times. "I’m going to face up already, this vest already going to cease any bullet you throw, and y’all going to come back assist and put some glass in entrance of it too? This can’t be stopped. We a tank now. We was already the military -- now we coming in tanks."

Watch the Bank Account Campaign PSA under. Visit the official Get Schooled and Juma web sites for extra info on the way to get entangled.