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Tory Lanez’s 10-Year Sentence for Megan Thee Stallion Shooting: What You Need to Know”

Rapper Tory Lanez sentenced to 10 years for shooting Megan Thee Stallion in 2020.

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LOS ANGELES — Canadian rapper Tory Lanez, also known as Daystar Peterson, has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term following the 2020 shooting of Grammy-winning artist Megan Thee Stallion after a pool party hosted by Kylie Jenner.

Why it matters: This case, which has its origins in a high-profile incident in July 2020, stirred significant contention and division in the hip-hop community. Notably, figures like Drake and 50 Cent have involved themselves in the ensuing fallout.

Key Takeaways:

  • Lanez was found guilty in December on three counts: assault with a semi-automatic firearm, possession of a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle, and discharging a firearm with gross negligence.
  • Megan Thee Stallion has stated that the guilty verdict represents a “victory for every woman.”
  • Following the announcement of the verdict, she revealed in a written statement that she hasn’t “experienced a single day of peace” since the shooting incident.

“I considered Megan Thee Stallion my friend. I did wrong that night,” Lanez admitted during his sentencing.

While the prosecution had initially aimed for a 13-year sentence for Lanez, his defense sought probation. With the 10-year sentence announced, Lanez’s legal team has indicated plans to appeal the decision.

FAQ About the Tory Lanez & Megan Thee Stallion Case

1. Who is Tory Lanez? Tory Lanez, whose real name is Daystar Peterson, is a 31-year-old Canadian rapper.

2. What did Tory Lanez get convicted of? He was convicted of three felonies: assault with a semi-automatic firearm, having a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle, and discharging a firearm with gross negligence.

3. When did the shooting incident happen? The incident took place in July 2020 after a pool party hosted by Kylie Jenner.

4. Who is Megan Thee Stallion? Megan Thee Stallion is a Grammy-winning artist who was the victim in this shooting incident.

5. How long will Tory Lanez be in prison? Tory Lanez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

6. What was the prosecutor’s desired sentence? Prosecutors were aiming for a 13-year prison sentence for Lanez.

7. How has Megan Thee Stallion reacted to the verdict? She considers the guilty verdict a “victory for every woman” and stated she hasn’t found peace since the shooting.

8. Are there references to this incident in popular culture? Yes, multiple songs and artists in the hip-hop community, including Drake and 50 Cent, have referenced the shooting.

9. What did Lanez say during his sentencing? He admitted to doing wrong on the night of the incident and mentioned that he viewed Megan Thee Stallion as a friend.

10. Will Lanez appeal the sentence? Yes, Lanez’s legal team has signaled intentions to appeal the prison sentence.

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