21 Savage Confirms 'American Dream' Trailer Is a 'Parody,' Leaves Open Possibility for Future Biopic | WhatsOnRap

21 Savage Acknowledges 'American Dream' Trailer as 'Parody' Not Movie About His Life

21 Savage Clears Up 'American Dream' Trailer Confusion, Confirms It's a Parody, Not a Real Film
During a recent interview on Club Shay Shay with Shannon Sharpe, 21 Savage addressed the anticipation surrounding his supposed biopic, "American Dream." Sharpe inquired about the film's release date, prompting the rapper to reveal that the teaser trailer was, in fact, a "parody." He admitted to the project being a humorous creation, stating, "Nah, that was a parody."

Despite the jokes, Sharpe insisted that 21 Savage's life would make for a compelling narrative. The 31-year-old artist agreed, hinting that a genuine biopic could be a possibility in the future. 

I feel like it could be one day. "They would hate on it now, though. Because they gon’ be like, ‘[Why] the f**k does 21 Savage deserve… a movie about him for? What did he do?’ You know how they do.

- 21 Savage

In early January, the Atlanta-based rapper unveiled the teaser for "American Dream," wherein Donald Glover and Caleb McLaughlin took on the roles of portraying him in adulthood and childhood, respectively. 

The scenes illustrated various aspects of the artist's life, including encounters with law enforcement, tattoo sessions, performances with Metro Boomin, winning a GRAMMY, and celebratory moments with family. The parody also featured a theatrical poster capturing 21, Donald, and Caleb in a posed setting.

"American Dream" was produced by Glover’s Happy Place Productions, directed by Stephen Glover, Jamal Olori, Fam Udeorji, and Luis Perez, and written by Jamal Olori and Stephen Glover. Tara Razavi and Fam Udeorji served as executive producers.
Devotees awaiting the cinematic experience were surprised with an album sharing the "American Dream" title, unveiled on January 12, swiftly claiming the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

Consisting of 15 tracks, the "American Dream" album immerses listeners in 21 Savage's life narrative, featuring partnerships with Travis Scott, Doja Cat, Young Thug, Summer Walker, Metro Boomin, Brent Faiyaz, Mariah The Scientist, and others.

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