February 15, 2019

21 Savage to Hold His First Interview on ‘Good Morning America’ Since ICE Arrest [UPDATED]

21 Savage to Hold His First Interview on ‘Good Morning America’ Since ICE Arrest [UPDATED]

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21 Savage sat down with ABC News’ Linsey Davis on Good Morning America this morning to give his first detailed account of what happened with ICE agents arrested him last week Sunday (Feb. 3).

Davis asked the questions the public has been asking in hopes of opening a broader conversation about immigration in America.

“You have a line that says, ‘Been through some things, but I couldn’t imagine my kids stuck at the border.’ Do you think you were targeted as a result of that?”

Savage responded, “I would see why people would think that, but I really can’t say.”

Davis went on to address the rapper’s expired Visa.

“In 2006, your Visa expired—“

“I didn’t know what a Visa was. I was 7 when I came here,” Savage said. “I knew I wasn’t born here, but I didn’t know what that meant as far as when I transition into adulthood.”

Watch 21 Savage’s full interview below.


Earlier this week, 21 Savage was released on bond from ICE custody after being arrested by them on February 3rd. The rapper is scheduled to appear on Good Morning America on this Friday (February 15) at 7a.m.

Today, the daytime network show released a short clip of Savage in the interview with Lindsey Davis. In the clip, the rapper talks about how he feels that he arrest was “targeted” and how the officers who arrested him didn’t inform him that he was under arrest or why. Watch the clip below.