As Media Take Out reported yesterday, Tory Lanez was found GUILTY of shooting his ex-girlfriend Meg Thee Stallion in the foot. He was taken into custody after trial, and will be sentenced in a few weeks to a possible 22 year sentence.
While Tory’s legal team is sitting back and preparing to appeal the decision,Tory’s father is going NUTS after hearing the verdict. Tory’s dad, who is named Nightstar (Tory’s real name is Daystar) is an ordained minister.
In a video, which was circulating online, Tory’s father is blaming Roc Nation and Jay Z specifically for the jury’s verdict. He didn’t explain how Jay Z managed to convince 12 independent jurors to vote “guilty” however.
Tory Lanez’s debut studio album, I Told You (2016), included the singles “Say It” and “Luv”, which peaked at number 23 and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively. In 2018, Lanez released his second and third studio albums, Memories Don’t Die and Love Me Now? His fourth studio album Chixtape 5 (2019) peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200. In 2020, he released his fifth studio album Daystar, which debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200 and featured controversial responses to the revelations of him shooting fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion earlier that year.
Yesterday Tory Lanez was convicted of three charges in relation to his attack on Megan Thee Stallion in 2020: assault with a semi-automatic firearm; having a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle; and discharging a firearm with gross negligence. He was afterwards sent to jail. He faces up to 22 years in prison.
Lanez received a Grammy Award nomination for his 2016 song “Luv” as well as four Juno Awards over his career.