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Toronto Meets Texas on Tory Lanez’ Lost Cause

Hear Tory’s latest project featuring production from Ryan Hemsworth, RL Grime, Noah Breakfast and more.

October 01, 2014

The story's well documented: a Canadian actor-turned-rapper witnessed Houston screw from his folks' pad, scribbled in his notepad and created an urgent new sound that mass audiences are still thirst for. Tory Lanez' origin story follows a similar path: he made the move from park benches of Toronto to cutting his teeth in Texas studios, and tosses out brooding rap/R&B hybrids at a pace that trumps many major label peers. Lost Cause will draw Drake comparisons for its moody production and existential party-foul lyrics--hear him warn of when the drink's all gone and the weed's all done, and all you got is me on "With It"--but Tory has forged his own style, namely through an adventurous ear for beats that drags in brainy producers like Ryan HemsworthRL Grime and Noah Breakfast to give his final product a distinct polish. 

Toronto Meets Texas on Tory Lanez’ Lost Cause