The podcaster sat down with DJ Vlad over the weekend where they discussed the case in depth and Ak admitted his reservations about Tory being the triggerman on the July 2020 night.
“Shit I thought he didn’t do it. I still kinda — I’m a little doubtful, but the verdict is the verdict. I think the people who were reporting at court at that time we’re biased based on what they already [thought],” Akademiks told Vlad.
Although, Ak continued to explain that he didn’t think Lanez’s Hail Mary last-gasp attempt at a retrial would work either.
Tory Lanez (real name Daystar Peterson) has remained behind bars without bond since being found guilty of first-degree assault with a firearm on December 23 following a high-profile two-week trial in Los Angeles.
The Sorry 4 What rapper is facing a maximum sentence of 22 years and eight months in prison, as well as deportation to his native Canada.
Lanez was supposed to finally be sentenced on June 13, but the sentencing was delayed at the last minute at the request of the rapper’s legal counsel, who now have until August 1 to submit a sentencing recommendation ahead of a new sentencing date of August 7, according to reporter Meghann Cuniff.
The Canadian star did briefly appear in court, donning an orange jumpsuit and black cap. The latest update came after Tory Lanez’s request to have Judge Herriford disqualified from the trial was denied.
Prosecutors have demanded that the rapper be sentenced to 13 years in prison for shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the feet during a drunken dispute in the Hollywood Hills in July 2020.
The prosecution argued for a hefty sentence and said Tory “demonstrated a high level of callousness” and “high degree of indifference for human life” when he allegedly shot Megan in the feet.