Savage is best known as a Rapper across the USA. He is an inspirational rapper who rose to fame as an affiliate of the Deceptikonz before going solo. As a solo rapper, he is recognized for hit singles songs like “Swing” and “Moonshine.”
He was born on June 28, 1981, in Plaistow, London, England. His chart-topping 2005 single “Moonshine” features Akon. He and some of his friends shaped Deceptikonz in 1997.
He is one of the prosperous Rapper. He has ranked on the list of top famous people who were born on June 28, 1981. He is one of the Richest Rappers who was born in the U.K.
21 Savage took birth in Plaistow, London, on the date of October 22, 1992. His actual name is Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph. His British-born mamma, Heather Carmilla Joseph, is of Dominican descent, and his dad Kevin Cornelius Emmons is of Haitian descent.
After his parents, Heather and Kevin, got divorced, 21 Savage moved out with his mom to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and his other siblings with his father used to live with his grandma in London Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph’s mother got married again and had more children. His stepbrother Quantivayus expired in a shooting following a messed up drug deal.
In junior high school, 21 Savage was expelled from every public school located in the Atlanta area for owning a gun during school hours. He finished eighth grade through an alternative school program but dropped out entirely during a freshman year.
After he got dropped out, he joined a street gang and became a full-time drug dealer and used to deal with cannabis. Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph was shot six times by rival gang supporters with an intention to kill him in the course of an endeavored burglary on his 21st birthday, and in which two of his best friends were murdered.
21 Savage’s Career
In the year 2013, his departed best friend’s uncle gave him some money to establish studio time. He made public his first debut single, “Picky,” on November 12, in the year 2014. He gave the mixtapes The Slaughter Tape and Slaughter King to the public in the year 2015.
21 Savage released his debut E.P. Free Guwop again in the year 2015. His second EP Savage Mode, along with Metro Boomin, was released in the year 2016 and reached number 7 on the U.S. Rap chart as well as number 9 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart and ranked 30th on the Billboard 200 chart.
21 Savage’s single song “X” with Metro Boomin featuring Future reached hit number 13 on the U.S. Rap chart and ranked 17th on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart as well as that particular single was at number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also had a victory with the follow-up single “No Heart,” which he did with Metro Boomin.
Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph made public his debut studio album “Issa Album” in July of 2017. He made his second studio album out in October 2017. 21 Savage has performed on the single “Sneakin'” by Drake, which reached number 8 on the US R&B and #10 on the U.S. Rap charts. 21 Savage released his third studio album, and another named I Am > I Was, on December 21, 2018. It hit on the Billboard chart at number 1, making it his first U.S. No. 1 album. In January 2020, 21 Savage earned a Grammy award for Best Rap Song along with J. Cole for their song “a lot.”
He has as well work in partnership with other artists, which includes Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Young Thug, and many other renowned names. In February of the year 2017, 21 Savage reportedly was paid $1 million to carry out one night at a Bar Mitzvah.
On February 3, 2019, 21 Savage was taken into custody by the U.S. with the other member of the gang called the Georgia Gang Act, which involves the charges of intensified physical attack.
After the arrest, it was unveiled that he is a British national living in America after his visa expired. The custody released him, but the case is still pending in 2020.
Later in February 2019, he was abducted in South Georgia lockup for an arrest warrant for felony theft by deception. The argument includes a music gig in which 21 Savage accepted $17,000 to appear at a concert, but did not show up and also refused to return the money. Moreover, he was released, and a court date is pending as of February 2020.
From the year 2017 to March 2018, he dated a fashion model, “Amber Rose.” He has three kids named Kamari, Ashaad, and Rhian.
21 Savage is the initiator of the “21 Savage Bank Account” Campaign, which aims to help children to learn how they can be able to save and manage money for their life. For that purpose, he contributed $21,000 of his revenues to the noble cause.
He also hosts an annual “Back to School Drive” every year in the neighborhood where he grew up in Atlanta, USA. This campaign aims to donate free back to school supplies, uniforms, and haircuts to underprivileged kids. He also contributes $10,000 to fund an anti-bullying campaign for Atlanta’s Continental Colony Elementary School.
Awards and Appreciation
21 Savage has received a lot of appreciation for his music across the USA. Some of his winnings are listed below.
- In the year 2018 Billboard Music Awards For Top Rap Song to the song “Rockstar” with Post Malone.
- In the year 2018, MTV Video Music Awards For Song of the Year to the song “Rockstar.”
- In the year 2020, Grammy Awards For Best Rap Song to the song “A Lot.”
Following are some of the discographies of 21 Savage
- Issa Album (2017)
- Without Warning with Offset and Metro Boomin (2017)
- I Am > I Was (2018)
- Savage Mode 2 (2020)
In the year 2017, it was in the news that 21 Savage was shooting and working on his debut film, Issa Movie. Moreover, 21 Savage has also worked on a YouTube-based animated mini-series named the Year 2100.
21 Savage Net Worth
As of 2020, 21 Savage has a total of $21 million according to Celebrity Net Worth, which mainly comes from his music career.
Although 21 Savage had a dubious past yet, he is new to the mainstream music, and the best part is people are accepting him and want to listen to him.