After being accused of offering Lil Durk a whopping $3 million to engage in a troll battle for album promo, Tekashi 6ix9ine has found a new way to raise awareness for his upcoming Tattle Tales album.
Which means collaborating with the ostracized Canadian singer Tory Lanez, who has been keeping relatively quiet after Megan Thee Stallion alleged he shot her in both of her feet.
“I got this old Tory record that he cleared for me in 2017,” Tekashi teased in his Instagram Story on Sunday (August 30). “IM WRONG IF I PUT IT ON MY ALBUM??? It’s already cleared and IT’S A FUCKIN HIT.”
The rainbow-haired rapper also included a poll for his 24.3 million followers to vote on.
Despite Megan’s confession, the LAPD is said to still be investigating the charges that could be pursued.
In standard fashion, the rollout behind Tekashi’s upcoming second studio album has been layered with sensationalism. After seeing his Nicki Minaj-assisted single “TROLLZ” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June, he officially announced the project’s existence earlier this week in Chicago. In doing so, he went the distance to antagonize locally-bred rappers Lil Durk, Lil Reese and others by pouring out liquor in their hoods and repeatedly referencing Durk’s slain cousin.
For his part, Durk has announced an album of his own — The Voice — to be released opposite Tattle Tales on September 4.