Not Just 21 Savage: Here’s What Happened When These 5 Other Notable Rappers Faced Deportation Woes

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Slick Rick

In 1990, the London native plead guilty to two counts of attempted murder, assault, use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon after an incident with a former employee. Four years after his 1997 release, he was arrested by Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) trying to reenter the country following shows in the Caribbean. The rapper spent the next five years fighting deportation in court. In May 2008, he was granted a pardon on his charges from nearly two decades earlier by the then New York Governor, David Paterson.

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