Toronto rapper Tory Lanez is giving fans and fellow musicians big reasons to stay in tonight. The hip-hop entertainer has stepped up to detail the significance of his highly-anticipated YouTube concert.
Last night, Tory Lanez went to Instagram to provide more details on his live YouTube concert. According to Tory, tonight’s YouTube performance will come with a free-99 price tag and also give viewers the opportunity to enhance the livestream.
“Me and @youtube may have just found the way out the drought for live shows. DURING COVID 19 !!!! NOT ONLY FOR ARTIST BUT FOR THE CONSUMER THAT SUPPORTS AND WANTS TO SHOW LOVE to the ARTIST they love ! LETS HAVE A DOPE TIME TOMORROW ! A PERCENTAGE OF ALL MY PROCEEDS will go to charities for the relief of COVID19 .. #Innovation ! #SocialDistanceTour#Youtube#Youtubemusic” -Tory Lanez’s Instagram
On Thursday, Lanez went to his social media pages to break the big news. Tory Lanez revealed the huge YouTube performance would go down Friday night at 7 PM ET.
“IM BRINGING MY ENERGY TO YOUTUBE MAY 1ST 7PM EST!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 IM GOING TO BE PERFORMING LIVE ON @youtubemusicFOR THE FIRST TIME!!! ☂️☂️☂️☂️ CLICK THE LINK IN BIO FOR MORE INFO!! (THIS IS ON THE INTERNET AND WILL BE LIVE VIEWABLE TO EVERYONE GLOBALLY, WASH YOUR HANDS AND STAY INDOORS) 🎥: @midjordan” -Tory Lanez’s Instagram
Wait, There’s More
Lanez also explained the importance of the performance. Tory hinted at Friday’s show helping pave the way for future live shows to musicians not able to perform in front of packed crowds.
“To all my artist friends ! I know this pandemic is prolly messing up your show money and the experience for your fans … AS YALL KNOW I have always been an innovator … Tomorrow for the first time ever me and @youtube are getting together to create a BRAND NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR LIVE SHOWS FROM HOME !! / where fans can interact with the artist first hand and request favorite songs , change the lighting , Personalize how they want it to feel and look ! And everything LIVE !!!! hopefully This works tomorrow ! cuz if it does this is HISTORY ! to the fans … U will be able to connect with your favorite artist for songs that u want to hear , or to pin your comment , or to customize anything in the artist set ! THIS IS GOING TO BE ALOT OF FUN !! Tomorrow I will set it off with the first paid live show on quarantine EVER !!! I will be donating a PERCENTAGE of the proceeds to CHARITY … let’s gooo *da baby voice* #SocialDistanceTour“
Before You Go
Tory surprised fans this week with a new VIBE cover feature. Lanez went to his Instagram page to share pics from the issue.
“IVE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO A @vibemagazine COVER!!!! ITS A DREAM COME TRUE !! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥ITS AN ABSOLUTE HONOR. THANK YOU TO ALL MY FANS !! ☂️☂️☂️☂️ THIS WOULDNT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITH OUT YALL, GOD, GOOD MUSIC AND QUARANTINE RADIO!!! CLICK THE LINK IN BIO TO READ THE ARTICLE AS WEL!! Cover by @midjordan” -Tory Lanez’s Instagram