Tory Lanez, 1st Canadian Chart Toppper Since Gord Downie

Lanez is the first Canadian artist to top the chart since November 2017 when Gord Downie reached No. 1 with Introduce Yerself.

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ory Lanez hits No. 1. | Pic: Keithan Samuels

Canadian rapper and mixtape star Tory Lanez (born Daystar Peterson) achieves his first Billboard Canadian Album chart-topper with his sophomore set for Interscope, entitled Memories Don’t Lie.

The 18-track, 70+ minute song-set features appearances from Future, 50 Cent, Nav, Wiz Khalifa, Fabolous, Mansa and Paloma Ford and generated 8,000 total consumption units and the second highest album sales and audio-on-demand stream total in the week. His debut release, I Told You, peaked at 5 in September 2016. Lanez is the first Canadian artist to top the chart since November 2017 when Gord Downie reached No. 1 with Introduce Yerself.

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