- Also Known As:
- The Slaughter King
21 Savage (born Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph on October 22, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American hip-hop artist. In 2013, he was shot six times, and his best friend was killed. He started rapping during his darkest times. His first single, “Picky”, produced by DJ Plugg, was released in November 2014. He released his first mixtape, The Slaughter Tape, in May 2015. In July 2015, 21 released a collaborative EP with Sonny Digital, Free Guwop — a tribute to Gucci Mane. His EP Savage Mode reached number 44 on the Billboard 200, and his single, “X” went platinum. He’s the head of his crew, called the Slaughter Gang. They all have the number “21” inked on their bodies. 21 is currently in an online war with Tyga over Kylie Jenner.
Best Known For:
21 Savage is best known for being a rapper.
21 was expelled from Panthersville Middle School for gun possession in seventh grade. He has several facial tattoos, including a dagger inked between his eyes, and “Death Before Dishonor” written on the top of his forehead. He has two children.