Tory Lanez Moon Walks on Ritual Nightclub’s Ceiling

Posted: February 16, 2016 in
Written by: Chizzle

It’s safe to say that the savagery was strong on this one as Tory Lanez tore down (almost literally) Ritual Nightclub in Ottawa last night. The Toronto artist’s “no chill” factor started before he even hit the stage, as he stood side-stage, amping up to the repeating “all you boys in the new Toronto want to be me a little” lyric from Drake’s Summer Sixteen track; An obvious diss toward Tory himself. It’s apparent that he doesn’t actually like performing on a stage since he spent 90% of the night crowd surfing, performing almost an entire show in the hands of his fans at yet another sold out show; Having just performed at a sold out Toronto Allstar Weekend show the night before.

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Photo: Alexandre Brault

Swinging from the ceiling, Tory performed back to back crowd-pleasers like “Say It”, “Diego”, and”One Day” among countless others. Like a true performer, the singer had a mini jam session with his audience; In an attempt to gauge who were the real 90’s babies in the crowd, he sang (acapella) old school tracks like Bel Biv DeVoe’s “Poison” and Ginuwine’s “Pony”. Let’s just say, if you had any doubt, this guy has some real pipes which is a breath of fresh air among a sea of auto-tuned artists. Whether he’s climbing on everything, singing his lungs out on stage, or moonwalking on the ceiling (it actually happened, check the footage), Tory Lanez will no doubt give you an unforgettable performance. “There will never, ever, ever, ever live another Canadian artist that perform the way we do it, to wild the fuck out. There will never be another Canadian performer OR American performer or any fucking performer that’s ever gonna top what we got right here”, bold words from an even bolder artist. This is the new Toronto.

Article written by:
Chizzle

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Photos shot by:
Chizzle Photography and Alexandre Brault
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The Author: Chizzle

Chelsea is Envy Magazine's owner. She has had a passion for hip hop at a young age and has since made it her life's career dream. Since 2008, Chelsea has worked as a freelance photographer, focusing a majority of her work on hip hop music and culture. She has photographed and interviewed many high profile artists from OG's like Obie Trice, Rakim, and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony to new-age cats like Action Bronson, Rich Homie Quan, and Yelawolf. Follow on IG: @chizzlephotodesign