A new lawyer has filed a motion advocating for rapper Tory Lanez to be released on bail. The motion’s filing arrives days ahead of a hearing that has been scheduled in relation to the rapper’s appeal of his 10-year prison sentence. It was previously reported, that the Rapper was sentenced to ten years in prison earlier this month after a shooting incident involving Megan Thee Stallion.
Additionally, Lanez was convicted of three charges in connection to the 2020 assault of Megan Thee Stallion in December.
According to report, a new lawyer has filed a motion for the rapper to halt his ten-year prison sentence and receive bail as the rapper and his legal team work to appeal his felony convictions.
A motion was filed Monday. Additionally, it is signed by Crystal A. Morgan. According to Cuniff, Morgan is a licensed California attorney who works for the legal services organization Unite the People.
According to the organization’s website, the group is a California-based nonprofit organization. Additionally, it consists of concerned citizens, defense attorneys, and families and friends” of incarcerated people. The group ultimately strives to fight for social justice and address mass incarceration and prison reform issues.
In the bail motion, Morgan reportedly details the rapper’s plans if he is granted bail. The lawyer states that Lanez will live locally in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Raina Chassagne, and their six-year-old son, Kai. The motion reportedly states that Lanez will rent a home in the city from Aryan Nafari.
Additionally, the motion adds that the rapper will “maintain his sobriety,” have “no contact” with Megan Thee Stallion, and “continue his employment while staying in the geographic Los Angeles area.” According to Cuniff, the rapper’s new bail motion does not mention him entering rehab.