American rapper, songwriter and record producer, Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph popularly known as 21 Savage, has been released on bail in jail, pending a deportation hearing, TMZ reports.
The rapper has been in jail for the past nine days but was released on Tuesday February 12, 2019.
However, his lawyers, Charles H. Kuck, Dina LaPolt and Alex Spiro have issued a statement concerning his release.
“For the past 9 long days, we, on behalf of She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, known to the world as 21 Savage, have been speaking with ICE to both clarify his actual legal standing, his eligibility for bond, and provide evidence of his extraordinary contributions to his community and society.
“In the last 24 hours, in the wake of the Grammy Awards at which he was scheduled to attend and perform, we received notice that She’yaa was granted an expedited hearing.
“Today, 21 Savage was granted a release on bond. He won his freedom.
“21 Savage asked us to send a special message to his fans and supporters—he says that while he wasn’t present at the Grammy Awards, he was there in spirit and is grateful for the support from around the world and is more than ever, ready to be with his loved ones and continue making music that brings people together.
“He will not forget this ordeal or any of the other fathers, sons, family members, and faceless people, he was locked up with or that remain unjustl incarcerated across the country. And he asks for your hearts and minds to be with them.” the statement read.
21 Savage is a talented rapper with a lot of hit singles such as Bank Account, Can’t leave without it, Gun Smoke and so on.