21 Savage

21 Savage


Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, known professionally as 21 Savage, is a rapper based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Born in London, he moved to Atlanta with his mother at age seven.

Full Name
Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph
Oct 22, 1992
6' 0"
Net Worth


Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, known professionally as 21 Savage, was born on October 22, 1992 in East London. His zodiac sign is Libra, and his ethnicity is Afro-Caribbean. He was raised by his mother Heather, who is of Dominican descent. At the age of seven, 21 Savage moved to Atlanta with his mother and two sisters. 

21 Savage got involved with rap music at a young age. He began freestyle rapping at school and released his first mixtape The Slaughter Tape in 2015. Shortly after its release he signed a deal with Epic Records and subsequently released a collaborative project titled Free Guwop with Sonny Digital in 2016. The following year he released his debut studio album Issa Album which was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

In 2017 21 Savage released several tracks including "Bank Account", which peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA. In 2018 he dropped his second studio album I Am > I Was which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It included hit singles "a lot" featuring J Cole and Post Malone's "Rockstar". 

In 2019 21 Savage won Best Rap Song for "a lot" at the 62nd Grammy Awards and also received nominations for Record of the Year and Album of the Year for I Am > I Was. He continues to make music today as part of Slaughter Gang record label as well as releasing solo material through Epic Records/Slaughter Gang, LLC

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">21 Savage is Born in England</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 22, 1992, 21 Savage is born in East London as Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Atlanta, Georgia</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 12, 21 Savage moves to the United States with his mother and siblings, settling in Atlanta, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">21 Savage releases his first mixtape, The Slaughter Tape.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal with EPIC Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">21 Savage signs a record deal with EPIC Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">21 Savage releases his debut studio album, Issa Album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Grammy Nomination for Best Rap/Sung Performance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">21 Savage receives his first Grammy nomination for his collaboration with Post Malone on the song “Rockstar”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Second Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">21 Savage releases his second studio album, I Am > I Was.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Talented Rapper</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">21 Savage is a very talented rapper. His lyrics are deep, insightful and often filled with clever wordplay. He is also an amazing storyteller, able to draw listeners in with vivid imagery and emotion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">21 Savage is an inspiration for many. He has overcome immense hardship in his life and risen above it all to become a successful artist who is making a positive impact in the world. His story of struggle and perseverance can be inspiring for anyone going through tough times.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Amazing Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">21 Savage puts on an amazing show every time he hits the stage. His live performances are full of energy, passion and excitement that make them incredibly entertaining. He always brings something fresh to his shows, ensuring that each concert is unique and unforgettable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in United Kingdom</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">21 Savage was actually born in the United Kingdom, more specifically in Newham, London, England. He moved to Atlanta at the age of seven with his mother and siblings.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> High School Drop Out</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">21 Savage dropped out of high school in the ninth grade due to his involvement with drugs and gang activity.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Successful Entrepreneur</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">21 Savage is a successful entrepreneur; he has his own line of streetwear called “Slaughter Gang” and his own record label, Slaughter Gang.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Grammy Nominated Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">21 Savage has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, one for Best Rap/Sung Performance for his collaboration with Post Malone on "Rockstar" and the other for Best Rap Song for his song "A Lot".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Arrested by ICE</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In February 2019, 21 Savage was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for overstaying his visa. He was granted release on bond and is currently awaiting a decision on his deportation case.</p></div>


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