NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 13: Tory Lanez performs on stage at Prudential Center on September 13, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Instagram recently shut down Tory Lanez’s new account after temporarily blocking the singer-rapper from going on Instagram Live via his original account.

On Tuesday (Apr. 7), Lanez took to the social media platform to inform his followers that Instagram was blocking him from going live with his “Quarantine Radio” plans.

The singer shared a screenshot of the “action blocked” message that he received from Instagram. “350K I can’t go on right now they won’t let me. …. THEY DIDNT WANT ME TO WIN DAMN B,” Tory Lanez wrote in the caption of his post. ” THAT GUMMY BEAR WAS TOO MUCH I GUESS,” Lanez also wrote in the comment section of his post.

350K I can't go on right now they won't let me. .... THEY DIDNT WANT ME TO WIN DAMN B

383.9k Likes, 35.2k Comments - @torylanez on Instagram: "350K I can't go on right now they won't let me. .... THEY DIDNT WANT ME TO WIN DAMN B"

 

Lanez also went on Instagram Live to tell his fans about what was transpiring with Instagram. “It’s crazy at this point. I had 350K live and Instagram cut me off,” Lanez explained. ” I made a whole brand new page, you never heard of, Thee Quarantine Radio. I just got to 100,000. Instagram shut me off. At this point, I don’t know what to do. I’m sorry.”

#TSRUpdatez: Instagram shuts down #ToryLanez new account after he was temporarily blocked from going live on his original account???? (See previous post)

138.3k Likes, 4,173 Comments - The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Instagram: "#TSRUpdatez: Instagram shuts down #ToryLanez new account after he was temporarily blocked from..."

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many artists and celebrities have been coming up with different ways to interact with their fans through social media, many using Instagram Live. Tory Lanez’s “Quarantine Radio” was something that Lanez came up with in an attempt to do the same.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.