Tory The nose posed at Fendi for the April cover of Flaunt magazine, in which he talks about his Afro-Caribbean roots.
the Solitary The rapper and singer reveals that his Dutch mother is from Curacao and his father is from Barbados, while the rest of his family is Guyanese.
“I’ve always been island-focused,” Lanez says. “What a lot of people don’t know is that my grandfather is Garfield Sober. He is one of the best cricketers in the world. I come from a long line of greatness that comes from the islands.”
“I’ve always wanted to make sure that no matter what I do, I give some respect back to my ancestors and my ancestors,” he continues. “Showing some love by reminding people where I come from. I’ll never forget where I come from.”
The “LUV” artist explained that his upcoming reggae capsule album will show his love and appreciation for the islands.
“That’s why I always turn around and show love. The people of the islands appreciate and understand me the most,” Tory said. “It’s a root thing, it’s a cultural thing. They deserve it all. The Reggae capsule is amazing. I mixed Reggae with a lot of Afrobeats. It’s Jamaican mixed with an African vibe. I got all the drug artists.”
Tory said he felt “incredible” to be an independent artist after fulfilling his contract with Interscope Records.
“I’m free to do whatever I want. I’m not dictated by anyone else’s opinion of my art. I can move freely and live freely through my music and my craft,” he says. . “I’m happy to be independent.”
— Tory Lanez (@torylanez) April 4, 2021
By Rachel Georges
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