21 Savage is an American hip-hop artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He first gained recognition after releasing his 2013 mixtape “The Slaughter Tape”. Then he has since collaborated with artists such as Drake, Migos, Post Malone, and Young Thug. Where does 21 Savage currently live?
There are many rumors about where he currently lives; some say he moved to London while others claim that he’s still in the United States. When he was a teenager, he got involved in crime and served time in prison for minor offenses. After that, he was not live in the US anymore.
Life in Atlanta
21 Savage was born on October 22, 1992, in London, United Kingdom, and grew up In Atlanta. He attended Brown Middle School before moving to North Clayton High School where he became a skilled basketball player.
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Life got difficult for him when his father died of cancer. He turns back to crime by committing robberies with some friends.
At age 17, 21 Savage began making music as an escape from the difficulties that life had thrown at him. This led to him meeting local producer Zaytoven through mutual friend OJ Da Juiceman which led to their collaboration “The Slaughter Tape” being released online in 2013.
The tape quickly went viral among rap fans who noticed his unique sound and abilities and it eventually caught Drake’s ear (who would later sign him to his label)
Life in the United State
21 Savage moved to the US at the age o 7. His older brother was a crack dealer and drug addict, who would have to steal from him for money to buy drugs.
At the age o 14, he moved with his mom back to Jamaica where he attended Kingston College before returning again and graduating high school at North Clayton High School where he became a skilled basketball player.
21 Savage’s Earning Source
21 Savage has had collaborations with artists such as Drake, Young Thug, and T.I.
He is currently signed to the record label Epic Records under his own imprint called “XXL Records”. He also owns a management company by the name of Agency 360 which he runs alongside Scooter Braun.
In 2017, 21 Savage released his first studio album titled Issa Album that became one of the most popular albums in the US for that year debuting at number two on Billboard 200 charts.
The album was certified gold after its release later going platinum several months later while having three singles from its chart on Billboard Hot 100 with “Bank Account” is ranked 12th, “Issa” 18th, and “All My Life.
Besides, he has also been on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for three consecutive years.
“21 Savage is yet another star who can credit a fascination with art to his rise in fame.”- Business Insider
In his short career, he achieved much. In 2018, he made his debut as a producer with the release of “A Lot” which features Young Thug.
21 Savage has also been on many other albums including Travis Scott’s album Astroworld and Drake’s Scorpion album.
He collaborated with Eminem to have an additional song for the soundtrack for Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse entitled “Without Me”.