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British officials release statement over rapper 21 Savage’s detention in the US as he faces deportation

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Officials from Britain’s Foreign Office have launched a statement confirming they’re in contact with rapper 21 Savage’s lawyer in America following his detention in the US for dwelling in the nation illegally.

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The Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was arrested in Atlanta early Sunday by US Immigration and (*21*) Enforcement, in line with ICE spokesperson Bryan Cox. The company says he is illegally current in the United States.

An ICE consultant stated: “Mr. Abraham-Joseph initially entered the U.S. legally in July 2005, but subsequently failed to depart under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa.”

In his beginning certificates, the Atlanta rapper whose actual identify is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph was born to British-born dad and mom Heather Joseph and Kevin Emmons on October 22, 1992, at Newham Hospital, in east London, however pretended he was a neighborhood act from Atlanta.

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It was additionally claimed that the rapper, who’s value round $8million moved to the US illegally along with his British-born mom in July 2005 at the age of 12 whereas his father Kevin, from Brixton, stayed in the UK.

According to, a spokesperson for the British Foreign Office tells Reuters they spoke with 21 Savage’s lawyer Dina LaPolt.

“Our staff are in contact with the lawyer of a British man following his detention in the USA,” UK officials stated.

21 Savage’s lawyer, Dina LaPolt, advised TMZ that the arrest was on account of a “misunderstanding”.

“We are working diligently to get Mr. Abraham-Joseph out of detention while we work with authorities to clear up any misunderstanding,” she commented.

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