21 Savage Reveals How Meek Mill & Jay-Z Helped Him Out Of ICE Custody
There were a few insights from 21 Savage’s conversation with Math Hoffa and Co. that stood out. We’ve covered the Atlanta-based rapper’s comments on Young Thug, Gunna, and their suspected YSL associates being hit with RICO charges, as well as parts in the lengthy piece where 21 talks NBA YoungBoy and Lil Durk’s ongoing dispute and whether or not he believes he could assist stop the issue.
Another event that drew attention was when 21 Savage discussed his arrest by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in 2019. Many people were surprised to hear that Savage was born in London and was not a US citizen at the time.
The rapper spent a week in a detention institution before getting out on bond. ICE officials attempted to portray Savage as a criminal who was avoiding the proper chain of command in order to remain in the United States at the time. However, the rapper’s lawyers quickly rebutted, claiming that they had been trying to renew his Visa for years and that the government was well aware of his situation.
Meek Mill and Jay-Z were crucial in 21 Savage’s release from custody, he said in an interview with Math Hoffa.
“They detained me ’cause they said I had felony conviction, but the felony conviction got dismissed,” Savage spoke about his 2014 case. “And I called Meek while I was in jail and told Meek, ‘Bro, I just got locked up.’ He called Jay-Z, and Jay-Z put a lawyer on my case.” He added, “[Jay-Z] ain’t just doing that sh*t for anybody.”
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