Jay-Z defends 21 Savage, hires lawyer to stop his deportation from UK
American Hip-hop mogul, Jay-Z has reacted to 21 Savage’s arrest by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
We had reported that 21 savage was arrested after by U.S immigration after they discovered he is a British citizen living in the US illegally.
ICE is reportedly holding 21 Savage in the state of Georgia for being unlawfully present in the US and for being a felon. He was convicted of drugs charges in 2014.
But, Jay-Z reacting to the arrest, said it was “an absolute travesty”, explaining that his US Visa application has been pending for years.
TMZ quoted Jay-Z saying: “In addition to being a successful recording artist, 21 deserves to be reunited with his children immediately.”
It was also confirmed that Jay-Z’s company, Roc Nation has responded to what it calls a “matter of injustice” by hiring attorney Alex Spiro to assist with his case.