Born in Aachen, Germany to Turkish parents, Savas' family moved back to Turkey when he was merely one year old. His father, who is from Çorum, Turkey, was arrested because of his politic posture against the government in Turkey. As a result of his father's arrest, his mother was forced to return to Aachen, Germany with Savas. By 1987, his father was released and the entire family was reunited and relocated to Berlin. It was in Berlin where Savas first came across Hip Hop music.
Savas startes his rap career with the Warum rappst du (