ICE has arrested a rapper that goes by the name 21 Savage, saying he is actually from the United Kingdom and has overstayed his visa.
He is set to be deported.
— TMZ (@TMZ) February 3, 2019
According to TMZ:
21 Savage was picked up by ICE. He apparently entered the U.S. legally in 2005 but his visa expired and he reportedly is here illegally.
He reportedly is being held for removal proceedings … this for being in the country illegally and for being a felon. He was convicted of drug charges in 2014.
ICE says his whole public persona is “false.”
ICE spokesperson on 21 Savage: “His whole public persona is false. He actually came to the U.S. from the U.K. as a teen and overstayed his visa.”
— Complex (@Complex) February 3, 2019
His actual name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph.