21 Savage reflects on being the victim of a nearly fatal shooting

The rapper was shot multiple times, but he managed to call 911 and survived.By Sweenie Saint-Vil  Dec 18, 2020, 5:07pm EST

When reflecting on the recent killings within the hip hop industry, one of the hardest things to grasp is the fact that we will never be able to see what else the slain artists had in store for the world. If JAY-Z would have died at an early age, there’d be no 4:44, and if 50 Cent would have succumbed to the injuries of his nearly fatal shooting, “Power” probably wouldn’t be the same.

Fortunately, we are also still blessed with 21 Savage’s presence. The “Bank Account” rapper has been praised for his music, his taste in R&B classics, and most recently, his ability to mediate some pretty tense conversations, but he also had a near-death experience. During an appearance on T.I’s “Expeditiously” podcast, he recalled being shot the same year his first son was born.