Despite 21 Savage’s birthplace, it’s clear his identity is deeply intertwined with Atlanta.

From his earliest days as a hip-hop artist, 21 Savage has been synonymous with Atlanta. Right from the outset of his debut release The Slaughter Tape, the young MC staked his allegiance to his city and the specific project that shaped his outlook and life trajectory as a whole: “VVS diamonds I done flooded out my wrist, I ain’t talkin bout Toronto when I say I’m in the 6” His music would be littered with representations of the Eastside Atlanta streets that were intrinsic to his life, becoming a trademark quality to his music. While…

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