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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 21: Tory Lanez attends the BET Awards 2019 Radio Broadcast Center at Microsoft Theater on June 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

Spectacular recently accused Tory Lanez of stealing Pretty Ricky’s  “Grind On Me,” as well as “Your Body.” Prior to Spectacular’s accusation, Tory Lanez tweeted about his frustration with Akon giving his “Loved Up Remix” sample to another artist.

“So what y’all telling me is…Akon gave up the [“Loved Up Remix”] Sample to someone else!?!?? And not me?!???? I’m going back to bed man,” Lanez tweeted.

“[Tory Lanez] you should have just stole it like Grind ON Me and Your Body. Why stop now…Just keeping it 2 Virgils,” Spectacular replied.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 26: Spectacular Smith attends the REVOLT X AT&T 3-Day Summit In Los Angeles – Day 2 at Magic Box on October 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for REVOLT)

Tory Lanez then took to his Instagram story and replied to the Pretty Ricky member. “[Spectacular] stole what??!? Actually I BOUGHT the rights from whoever signed u and publishes your music…But I guess you weren’t apart of that conversation,” Lanez said to Spectacular. “Go stare in someone’s eyes and rub on someone thighs and leave me outta this one…goodnight my black brother.”

“Ever since you got that new hairline, you been acting different. Stop with the [capping]. Last time I checked, I owned my own masters,” Spectacular replied. “What type of bootleg business you running. You acting like Virgil not keeping it 2 Virgils. “



Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.