21 Savage Reveals Backstory Of Face Scar

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 25: 21 Savage attends the 2024 TIME100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for TIME)

21 Savage recently disclosed the origin of his distinctive facial scar, recounting a harrowing incident from his youth. During an Instagram Live session, he recounted being hit in the face during a fight, causing his lip to get caught on his gold teeth and leaving a lasting scar. Despite the severity of the incident, he emphasized that it could have been much worse, considering the size difference between himself and his opponent at the time.

In the same Instagram Live, 21 Savage addressed the ongoing controversy involving Soulja Boy. The conflict escalated after 21 Savage defended his collaborator Metro Boomin against online attacks, prompting Soulja Boy to launch a tirade against him. Soulja Boy hurled insults and threats, challenging 21 Savage to a physical altercation and questioning his credibility.

Responding to Soulja Boy’s accusations, 21 Savage defended his roots in Atlanta and questioned Soulja Boy’s connections to the city. He also criticized Soulja Boy’s legal troubles and financial status, highlighting articles suggesting financial difficulties and ridiculing Soulja Boy’s outdated career references.

Moreover, 21 Savage condemned Soulja Boy’s insensitive remarks about his deceased mother, warning him of consequences if they were to meet in person. The exchange between the two artists underscores the volatile nature of online conflicts within the hip-hop community.

Through his responses, 21 Savage not only addressed the personal attacks but also asserted his pride in his upbringing and accomplishments, while challenging Soulja Boy’s credibility and character.