21 Savage Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Relationship.
21 Savage Net Worth 2020 – Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, famous as 21 Savage and the Slaughter King, is a rapper and songwriter of British origin.
A popular teen icon today, he is admired not just for his musical skills, but also for his incredible rise to name and fame from being a petty criminal on the streets. He started dealing in drugs when he was 14 years old.
He arrived at the music industry quite late, in 2013 at 21 years of age. Investing the money he had earned in the years spent on the streets, he began recording at the renowned Patchwerk Studios.
Biography of 21 Savage
21 Savage was born Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph on October 22, 1992, in Dominica, an island in the Caribbean. After his family moved to America, he spent his teenage life in Decatur, a rough neighborhood of East Atlanta, Georgia.
He was accustomed to violence and crime while being a petty criminal with his “21” gang, robbing and hustling on the street.
He started dealing with drugs when he was 14. The rapper was arrested several times, mostly for drug possession.
The career of 21 Savage
Tired of his life as a thug, Shayaa started looking for a way out of the streets. He approached record producer Metro, whom Shayaa had known for years, to see if he (Metro) could help him launch his career as a rapper.
Metro was interested, and soon Shayaa’s first mixtape ‘The Slaughter Tape’ was released. He was named as one of the ‘Freshman Class’ of 2016 by ‘XXL’, the famed hip hop magazine. His second mixtape was ‘Slaughter King’.
His first EP, ‘Savage Mode’, also a collaboration with Metro, was released on July 15, 2016. It garnered him international success and reached no. 44 on the Billboard 200. The single ‘X’ which featured megastar rapper Future went platinum.
Famous by now under the pseudonym “21 Savage,” he proved his mettle as a rapper by working with both Drake (‘Sneakin’) and Meek Mill (‘Offended’), who had been involved in a much-publicized feud with each other. Over the recent years, he has also worked with Young Dolph, Lil Yachty, Rich the Kid, Lil Uzi Vert, Ralo, Dreezy, PnB Rock and Lil Durk. He performed his single ‘X’ at the ‘2016 BET Hip Hop Awards’.
- At 19, he was already a father of two children who, according to him, were the main motivation for him to seek out a better life through hip hop. The passion to change for the better was brutally driven home on his 21st birthday. He was shot six times by two assailants during a drug deal that turned into an attempted robbery. His best friend, Johnny, was killed in the incident. The same year, he also lost his brother Tayman. In an ode to him, Shayaa got a dagger tattooed between his eyes; Tayman had got the same tattoo shortly before his death.
On February 3, 2019, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 21 Savage on the charges of overstaying in the US.
According to them, he is a British national and has been staying in the United States unlawfully since his nonimmigrant visa expired in July 2006. According to some British media outlets, Abraham-Joseph was born in Newham, London.
21 Savage Net Worth
21 Savage is an American hip hop recording artist who has a net worth of $12 million.