If you missed the hype about millennial rapper 21 Savage’s television debut, he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with some big news, to say the least.
21 Savage, a product of Atlanta, Georgia, is best known for his trigger-happy references and odes to his bank account, however, this rap star is making strides to make a difference with his platform. 21 Savage announced his Bank Account Campaign, which will assist teens in achieving financial literacy.
With such a heavy platform, 21 Savage revealed to Ellen that he has started a foundation called Lead By Example in which he is giving away $1,000 to 21 teenagers to help each of them open a personal bank account.
Way to lead by example 21. To enter to win, visit www.GetSchooled.com and complete my bank account badge. The Get Schooled campaign is part of a broader campaign to expand the number of children’s savings accounts for low-income families by the organization, Prosperity Now.
Following his announcement, 21 Savage performed the hit single alongside having his DJ, DJ MarcB (@DJ_MarcB) assisting him as his hype man. Way to put on for the culture!
‘Bank Account,’ a single from 21 Savage’s debut Album, “Issa,” has peaked all the way to Number 12 on the Hot 100 and spent numerous weeks in the top 40. The single is his biggest single to chart as a solo artist.
Since the release of ‘Bank Account,’ 21 Savage has been featured on chart-toppers such as Post Malone’s ‘Rockstar,’ peaking at Number 12 on the Hot 100, and Cardi B’s ‘Bartier Cardi,’ which currently sits at Number 29 on the Hot 100.