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Rapper 21 Savage Arrested In Atlanta By Ice Agents - Details

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Feb. 3 2019, Updated 10:01 p.m. ET

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Rapper 21 Savage has been arrested in Atlanta.

And now the performer – real-name Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph –is facing being booted-out of the United States.

He was picked-up by ICE agents on Sunday morning.

The rapper apparently entered the U.S. legally in 2005 but his visa expired and he reportedly now here illegally.

He was also convicted of a drugs charge in 2014 and now faces deportation.

His lawyer Dina LaPolt said: "We are working diligently to get Mr. Abraham-Joseph out of detention while we work with authorities to clear up any misunderstanding.

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"Mr. Abraham-Joseph is a role model to the young people in the country -- especially in Atlanta, Georgia and is actively working in the community leading programs to help underprivileged youths in financial literacy."

He is a a U.K. national who is unlawfully in the country, and has been since 2006 when his visa expired, it has been reported he entered America at the age of 12-years-old.

21 Savage is currently in ICE custody in Georgia and he's been placed into removal proceedings before the federal immigration courts.

It is understood that ICE will await the outcome of his case before a judge to determine future actions against him.

He previously dated Amber Rose.

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