Shayaa Joseph (born 22nd October, 1992), better known by his stage name 21 Savage, is an American rapper from the United Kingdom. He is notable for being a 2016 XXL freshman and creating numerous projects with Metro Boomin; one of these was titled Savage Mode, and was released on 17th July 2016. His first studio album, Issa Album, was released on 7th July 2017, with the multi-platinum single "Bank Account". He eventually earned his first #1 song later that year as a feature on Post Malone's "rockstar". In 2018, Savage released his 2nd studio album, i am > i was, which debuted at #1.