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Tory Lanez gives fans ‘Chixtape 5’ release date and his phone number

He also revealed the Ashanti-featuring cover art.

After teasing fans with snippets from the fifth installment of his Chixtape series, Tory Lanez has finally announced the upcoming mixtape’s official release date.

“CHIXTAPE 5 - NOVEMBER 15,” the “Say It” singer wrote on Instagram. The post also revealed the tape’s cover art, which features Ashanti channeling major 2000’s vibes.

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CHIXTAPE 5 - NOVEMBER 15 Cover shot by - @midjordan

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Last month, the Canadian artist shared that Chixtape 5 will feature samples exclusively from the early 2000’s. Tory maintained the theme in his cover art, where Ashanti uses an old school sliding-keyboard cell phone, and in a photo where Tory donned throwback threads.

“ALL SAMPLES FROM #Chixtape5 ARE FROM 2000-2006 ... we ain’t dressed like this for nothing ... IM BOUT TO TAKE YALL ALL THE WAY BACK,” he wrote on Instagram, Oct. 13.

“2000 -2006 … I want to personally thank these 6 years for being the MAIN INSPIRATION to the SAMPLES and NOSTALGIA used on #Chixtape5,” he continued. “I have never been this hard on the PRODUCTION of any of my albums .. really hope y’all enjoy what I have had the honor of​ enjoying for the last 8 months.”

In addition to the release date and cover art, Tory decided to connect with fans on a person level by giving out his phone number.

“GAVE OUT MY NEW NUMBER YESTERDAY,” he wrote on Instagram. “ITS OKAY GUYS THIS ITS WHAT IM DOING ON MY SIDE !!! I SPREAD LOVE ! .. LETS GET MORE FAMILY / FANS TO HIT ME DIRECTLY AT MY NEW NUMBER STRICTLY FOR MY FANS TO TEXT ME 305-930-8095.”

The crooner purchased a new phone specifically to answer texts from fans. He later revealed that he’d already received some great texts, writing, “I’m dead a*s in my new phone more than I’m on Instagram !!!! My fans are the funniest and dopest and most entertaining a*s people I ever met !!! And I didn’t realize this till i started talking to them.”

Although Tory has been teasing Chixtape 5 for over a year now, he has dropped several clues for fans along the way. Last year, he linked up with T-Pain to reveal that he’d sampled T-Pain’s hit “I’m Sprung” on the upcoming mixtape. Tory played the song for Nappy Boy, a snippet of which can be heard on a video he tweeted. After listening to the sampled track, T-Pain can be heard exclaiming, “Oh my God, somebody get ​’CSI: Miami​’ on the phone. There’s a body on the street!”

Chixtape 5 will also feature samples from Trey Songz’ “Can’t Help But Wait” and Fabolous’ “Trade It All.”

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