Tory Lanez – TOUCHDOWN
Tory Lanez Drops “TOUCHDOWN” From His International Fargo Mixtape
Tory Lanez is back with a new mixtape titled International Fargo, which features remixes of popular songs from different countries. The first track on the project is “TOUCHDOWN”, a dancehall-inspired song that samples Stylo G’s “Touch Down (Dweet)”. Tory Lanez raps in a Jamaican accent about his travels around the world, his lavish lifestyle, and his encounters with women.
The song was produced by The FaNaTiX, a London-based production trio that has worked with artists like Nicki Minaj, Popcaan, and Vybz Kartel. Tory Lanez gives a shout-out to the incarcerated dancehall legend in the lyrics: “Free up Kartel, World Boss”. He also references his hometown of Toronto, his clothing brand VC, and his label OVO.
The song was released on April 3, 2019, along with the rest of the mixtape. Tory Lanez announced the project on his Instagram, saying that he recorded it while on tour with Drake. He also said that he wanted to show love to the international artists that inspired him.
You can listen to “TOUCHDOWN” by Tory Lanez on SoundCloud or watch the official video on YouTube. You can also read the full lyrics and annotations on Genius.
“TOUCHDOWN” is not the only song on International Fargo that showcases Tory Lanez’s versatility and appreciation for different cultures. The mixtape also includes remixes of songs by Koffee, Wizkid, Aya Nakamura, and Davido. Tory Lanez adds his own flair and lyrics to these songs, while keeping the original melodies and hooks.
Tory Lanez is known for his ability to switch between singing and rapping, as well as his diverse musical influences. He has collaborated with artists from various genres and regions, such as Meek Mill, T-Pain, Bad Bunny, and Rich The Kid. He has also released several mixtapes and albums, such as Chixtape, The New Toronto, I Told You, and Memories Don’t Die.
Tory Lanez is currently working on his next album, which he said will be “the best rap album of 2021”. He also teased a possible collaboration with Drake, who he previously had a feud with. Tory Lanez said that he has “nothing but respect” for Drake and that they have “a lot of music” together.
Tory Lanez’s personal life and controversies have also been a topic of interest for his fans and the media. He was born in Toronto, Canada, to a Barbadian father and a CuraÃ§aoan mother. His birth name is Daystar Peterson, and he got his stage name from his nickname “Notorious”. He started rapping at the age of 11, and moved to various places in the US with his family before settling in Florida.
In 2016, Tory Lanez was arrested for possession of a concealed firearm and marijuana. He pleaded not guilty and was released on bail. In 2020, he was involved in a shooting incident with fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion, who accused him of shooting her in the foot. Tory Lanez denied the allegations and released an album called DAYSTAR, in which he addressed the situation and claimed his innocence. He was later charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. He pleaded not guilty and is awaiting trial.
Tory Lanez has also faced criticism for his comments and actions regarding other artists, such as Travis Scott, Jacquees, Don Q, Joyner Lucas, and Dax. He has engaged in several rap beefs and diss tracks, as well as physical altercations. He has also been accused of stealing other artists’ styles and flows, such as Drake, Bryson Tiller, and Kodak Black.