21 Savage

21 Savage
Birth nameShayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph
Born(1992-10-22) October 22, 1992 (age 25)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2013 (2013)–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website21savage.com

Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), better known by his stage name 21 Savage, is an American rapper. He received attention for projects such as Free Guwop (2015) as well as Savage Mode (2016, with Metro Boomin) before going on to release his debut album, Issa Album, in 2017.[1] He is best known for his songs "Bank Account" (2017), "X" (2016), and his feature on Post Malone's "Rockstar" (2017), which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Early life

Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph was born on October 22, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia.[3][4] He was raised by his mother Heather, who is of Dominican descent and father who is of Haitian descent, and his four brothers and six sisters, though one is deceased due to a shooting after a drug deal.[5] In the seventh grade, Abraham-Joseph was banned permanently from every school in the DeKalb County School District due to gun possession.[6] He began attending schools around the Atlanta metropolitan area before being sent to a youth detention center.[7] In 2013, on his 21st birthday, Abraham-Joseph was shot six times and his best friend was killed during an attempted robbery.[8]

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