The mother to American rapper, 21 Savage, Heather J, has reacted to the arrest of her son by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Recall that Naija News had reported that the rapper whose real name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was apprehended by I.C.E. on Sunday in Atlanta.
The statement which was provided to reporters at the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, I.C.E. spokesperson Brian Cox said that the rapper is a citizen of the United Kingdom who is “unlawfully present” in the United States, that the rapper entered the U.S. in 2005 on a visa that expired the following year.
The news of his arrest has stirred reactions on social media while many people are standing in support of the rapper others are making a mockery of the situation.
“It’s a damn shame when we live in a world where people thrive off and feed negative energy..laugh at others who are going through real-life challenges,” she wrote, adding, “This too shall come to pass. Free 21 Savage.”
See her post below: