Tory Lanez previously addressed his near-fight with Travis Scott on the Christian Lou-produced cut “Hate to Say” off of his latest album, Memories Don’t Die. On Tuesday (March 13), video of their altercation leaked, sending social media into a frenzy. Tory posted to Twitter early Wednesday (March 14) to shut down the rumored beef with La Flame.
To the Canadian artist’s credit, he has mentioned that the feud was over in interviews — but decided to diffuse the situation one last time, in a since-deleted tweet on Wednesday (March 14). “Me and [Travis Scott] been got past this irrelevant ass argument a year and a half ago.. that’s my dawg,” he wrote.
In the viral footage, Travis can be seen approaching Lanez backstage in his trailer after performing at the same festival. The Houston native wants to talk with Tory in a calm manner, but the “Litty” artist quickly escalates the situation. “The media can make it whatever the fuck they want to make it. Are you apologizing or you want to shoot the fade? Everybody can get out of here and we can shoot the fade right now,” the 25-year-old aggressively claims.
The video then gets cut off, as the encounter didn’t end up turning physical. Many believe that the rift stems back to another deleted tweet, where Tory addressed claims of stealing Trav’s flow while assisting on Meek Mill‘s “Litty.” He wrote back in 2016, “I can’t sound like somebody I wrote for,” which naturally upset Scott.
The “LUV” artist even apologized for his actions to Travis on the previously mentioned “Hate to Say.” “Me and Travis Scott almost fought at the Mala Luna/ We both agreed shortly after that it was music/ We possibly could be doin’ that’s bigger than tryna ruin it/ So my apologies, n—a, just forgive me for doin’ it,” he raps.
In a recent interview with Billboard, Lanez spoke on the altercation with Scott and how everything was later resolved. “We almost got into that fight, and we made up and we were cool about it after,” he said.
“He came in and spoke to me like 30 minutes after the situation, and we sat there and talked as men. We explained to each other how we felt about the situation, and I understood him at a different place, and he understood me at a different place. Hopefully going into the future, we could work [together]. I’m definitely a fan of his shit and I’ve told him on many occasions. I just wanted to apologize to him, because I was kind of the one who was like, ‘N—a, we fading.’ I was just kind of like, ‘I’m sorry.’ He came in the room to figure out the situation.”
Check out the video of the dispute, as well as Tory Lanez‘ response below.
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