Long Awaited Savage Mode II

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Chris Peraino, Sports Editor, News Editor

   The long-awaited Savage Mode II, by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin, was released on October 2nd, 2020, with high expectations. 

   21 Savage and Metro Boomin are both based in Atlanta, and have worked together in other previous projects such as Savage Mode, and Without Warning. The work they have done together has made their careers. Both young and up-and-coming, their combination is like no other. Throughout social media and around the rap world during 2020, everyone thought 21 Savage would release an album much sooner than October, due to all his teases. Little did fans know he would end up releasing an album with record producer Metro Boomin. Even though it was a bit later than expected, the expectations rose. 

   Mario Vladi ‘22 stated, “My favorite son on Savage Mode II was Runnin’, but I felt the album was overhyped.” 

   21 Savage’s past has been very successful as his most recent album I am> I was is a Platinum Record and his previous album with Metro Boomin, Savage Mode is a Gold Record. 

   Some of 21 Savage’s most played songs in Savage Mode II, ‘Runnin’, ‘Mr. Right Now’ (feat. Drake), and many more. 21 Savage and Metro Boomin’s, Savage Mode II, are looking to rise on the charts and become a top album of 2020.