21 Savage

April 19
7 p.m.
DJ, Hip-Hop

Though 21 Savage is just as polarizing as many other young Atlanta rappers, he has none of Lil Yachty’s bubblegum hooks or Rich the Kid’s propulsive energy. Instead, 21 represents a new wave of cold, minimal ATL gangsta rap. He initially established his sound in 2015 with the supremely menacing “Red Opps,” produced, like much of his early material, by Sonny Digital. But last year 21 hit it off with superproducer Metro Boomin and released the moody and atmospheric Savage Mode EP, featuring certified hits “No Heart” and “X.” 21 slowed down in the past six months after dropping two mixtapes and two EPs in just over a year, but he’s stayed in the limelight with guest appearances on songs by Drake, Meek Mill, and Travis Scott. Most recently, he delivered the sneakily catchy chorus and first verse on Mike Will Made It’s monstrous “Gucci on My,” also featuring YG and Migos. Young M.A. and Young Nudy open.