With 21 Savage nonetheless being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the 26-year-old was noticeably absent throughout Post Malone's "Rockstar" efficiency on the Grammy Awards on Sunday. Outside of a hidden "Free 21 Savage" shirt from Posty and an acceptance-speech shout-out by Swedish producer Ludwig Göransson, the chatter surrounding 21's freedom was saved to a minimal.
Shortly after the awards present, Savage's co-manager, Kei Henderson, took to Twitter explaining that she tried to have 21 well-represented in some capability throughout Malone's "Rockstar" efficiency. "Lord is aware of me, Meezy [Savage's other co-manager] and our staff tried to solidify recognition for Savage through the efficiency of 'Rockstar,' it simply didn't work out that manner," she started. "We reached out to a number of artists to carry out Savage’s verse and/or stand in solidarity on stage on his behalf."
DJ Booth ran a narrative inferring that artists declined the chance, however Henderson shot again on Twitter. "'Nobody mentioned sure' ?? Did I say that? Y’all actually be simply including shit to my statements," Henderson responded on Twitter. Kei moved on from the misunderstanding and bought again to the duty at hand. "Anyway. On to extra essential issues, we gotta free my mans. #Free21Savage," the Sincethe80s CEO wrote.
Billboard has reached out to Epic Records and the Recording Academy for remark. Check out Kei's tweets beneath.
Someone from Epic despatched me the picture of Post sporting the Savage tee earlier than he carried out. I recognize the notion. Lord is aware of me, Meezy and our staff tried to solidify recognition for Savage through the efficiency of “Rockstar,” it simply didn’t work out that manner.