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Tory Lanez at his trial for the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion in Dec. 2022. Lanez was found guilty of all three felony charges. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Tory Lanez sentenced to 10 years for Megan Thee Stallion shooting

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Travis Scott, UGK, Megan Thee Stallion and Geto Boys. Collage by Jackie Lay / NPR. Suzanne Cordeiro / Pam Francis / Rich Fury / Richard Shotwell/Getty Images / AP hide caption

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Tory Lanez is guilty, so why was Megan Thee Stallion's strength on trial?

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Tory Lanez, real name Daystar Peterson, stood trial for three felony charges; assault with a semi-automatic firearm, possession of a concealed, unregistered firearm, negligent discharge of a firearm. Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for BMI hide caption

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Tory Lanez found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion

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Megan Thee Stallion, whose legal name is Megan Pete, makes her way from the Hall of Justice to the courthouse to testify in the trial of Rapper Tory Lanez for allegedly shooting her on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Los Angeles, CA. Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Doja Cat and SZA's song "Kiss Me More" has been one of 2021's most inescapable tracks. Jamal Peters/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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