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Post Malone and others show support for 21 Savage at 2019 Grammys

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Sheyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as was not seen in attendance at the Grammy's this year. However, his absence was not unnoticed by fellow artists.

American Post Malone performed his collaboration with titled 'Rockstar' at the award ceremony but he didn't address the controversy surrounding outright, reported Variety.

However, a picture of Malone wearing a t-shirt which reads 21 Savage was released to the media shortly after that.

Even prior to the show, Malone has been vocal and showed support for 21 Savage. He even advertised a petition for the on his account a few days back.

Joining Malone in extending support for 21 Savage was 'This is America's' Ludwig Göransson. During his acceptance speech for record of the year, Göransson thanked a couple of people from the industry including 21 Savage, saying that he "should be here right now."

Dua Lipa also vocalised her support for and commented on his arrest.

"It's quite upsetting given that he hasn't actually done anything and he's also given so much to American culture even being a Brit," Lipa said backstage.

A number of 21 Savage fans were also out present in front of the Centre, protesting the arrest of with signs reading "Free 21 Savage.

21 Savage made headlines after he was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in for allegedly overstaying his visa. According to an ICE spokesperson, legally entered the U.S. in July 2005 on a visa that expired a year later. He is still in detention.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 15:08 IST