After 9 days behind bars, 21 Savage has regained freedom. Savage's legal team confirmed in a press release made to Facebook Tuesday (Feb. 12) that the rapper, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, has been launched by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The 26-year-old's destiny will now in the end be determined by a deportation listening to course of, which can occur at a later date. "For the previous 9 lengthy days, we, on behalf of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, identified to the world as 21 Savage, have been talking with ICE to each make clear his precise authorized standing, his eligibility for bond, and supply proof of his extraordinary contributions to his neighborhood and society," Attorneys Charles Kuck, Dina Laporte, and Alex Spiro wrote in a joint assertion.
"In the final 24 hours, within the wake of the Grammy Awards at which he was scheduled to attend and carry out, we acquired discover that She’yaa was granted an expedited listening to. Today, 21 Savage was granted a launch on bond. He gained his freedom."
Savage's authorized reps additionally released a statement to followers on his behalf. "While he wasn’t current on the Grammy Awards, he was there in spirit and is grateful for the assist from world wide and is greater than ever, able to be along with his family members and proceed making music that brings folks collectively," 21 sincerely says.
"He won't overlook this ordeal or any of the opposite fathers, sons, members of the family, and faceless folks, he was locked up with or that stay unjustly incarcerated throughout the nation. And he asks to your hearts and minds to be with them."
Billboard has reached out to 21 Savage's reps for remark.