Mixtape Tuesdayz – Mixtape Artist Review – Cory Gunz

Cory Gunz

Birth name – Peter Cory Pankey, Jr.
Also known as – Cory Gunny, Mr. Gunz, Gunna, Son of gunz
Born – June 22, 1987 (age 26)
The Bronx, New York City, New York U.S.
Genres – Hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Occupations – Rapper, songwriter
Years active – 2003-present
LabelsMilitia, After Platinum, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
Associated actsPeter Gunz, Lil Wayne, Young Money, Nick Cannon, Ryan Leslie, T-Beats, Emina Jahović Sandal
Websiteofficial website

Peter Cory Pankey, Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American rapper, better known by his stage name Cory Gunz. He is the son of rapper Peter Gunz from the rap duo Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, and cousin of fellow rapper Junior.[1] Gunz is currently signed to After Platinum Records, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Universal Republic Records. He is a native of the Bronx.[2] Gunz has released nine mixtapes since the start of his career, & on July 16, 2013 he will be releasing his highly anticipated mixtape Datz WTF I’m Talkin’ Bout.

Music career

At age 15 Gunz was first signed by Tommy Mottola to Casablanca Records and Def Jam Recordings.[1][3]Jay-Z shepherded him into a joint venture through The Island Def Jam Music Group. He was featured on a remix of Rihanna’s single “If It’s Lovin’ That You Want”.[4] Gunz mixtape The Apprentice 3 – Season Finale has amassed over 85,000 listens on the mixtape website DatPiff.[5] He also contributed a verse to the original version of Lil Wayne’s “A Milli” before it was replaced with new verses by Wayne for the album version.[6]

In early 2010, Gunz inked a deal with After Platinum Records, Young Money Entertainment & Universal Motown. Gunz has worked with actor and musician Nick Cannon.[2] In 2011, he got featured in Lil Wayne’s single “6 Foot 7 Foot” from Tha Carter IV. In 2011 Gunz starred on MTV’s “Son of A Gun” a reality show that follows Gunz after & before he got signed by Young Money, & shows his struggle & label situations before the deal. The show also features appearences from fellow close friend Nick Cannon & his father Peter Gunz.[7] It was announced that Universal Republic Records was going defunct, all of the artists on the roster moved from the label including (Cory Gunz) was being moved to Republic Records making the label itself revived.[8]

Personal life

Gunz is the son of well known Bronx, New York rapper Peter Gunz & is also a father of two daughters.

Discography

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
USUS R&BUS RapCANUK
TBA
Release date: 2013
Label: Militia, After Platinum, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
Format: CD, Digital download
To be released
“—” denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.
Mixtapes

Asher Roth’s mixtapes and details
TitleMixtape details
The Apprentice Mixtape Vol. 1
Released: December 17, 2005
Presented by After Platinum
The Apprentice Mixtape Vol. 2
Released: December 23, 2005
Presented by After Platinum
The Apprentice 3 – Season Finale
Released: January 30, 2006
Presented by After Platinum
The Militia: The Call Of Duty
Released: August 18, 2006
Presented by Militia Music & After Platinum
The Best Kept Secret
Released: September 21, 2008
Presented by Militia Music & After Platinum
Heir to the Throne: Gangsta Grillz
Released: September 22, 2009
Hosted by DJ Drama & Head Debiase
Presented by Militia Music, After Platinum & The Aphilliates
Youngest In Charge (with Square Off)
Released: March 6, 2010
Presented by Militia Music & After Platinum
Son Of A Gun
Released: July 6, 2011
Hosted by DJ Ill Will & DJ Rockstar
Presented by Militia Music, After Platinum & Young Money
Datz WTF I’m Talkin’ Bout
Released: July 16, 2013
Presented by After Platinum & YMCMB
Featured singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US
US
R&B
US
Rap
CAN
UK
“Dirty Girl”
(Aaron Fresh featuring Cory Gunz)2010—————A. Fresh Start
“6 Foot 7 Foot”
(Lil Wayne featuring Cory Gunz)9225071
RIAA: 3× Platinum
Tha Carter IV
“Slime Father”
(N.O.R.E. featuring Cory Gunz)2011—————Non-album single
“Great Spitters”
(Prodigy featuring Cory Gunz)2012—————Non-album single
“—” denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.
Collaborative singles

2008: “Push It” (with Emina Jahović)
2010: “Spit Crack Music” (with Black Kent)
Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
TitleYearOther artist(s)Album
“If It’s Lovin’ that You Want” (Part 2)2005RihannaA Girl Like Me
“Pocket or Two”2008Bravehearts, D-StresBravehearted 2
“A New Day”Willie the Kid, MarvoAbsolute Greatness
“A Million Lights”2011DJ Khaled, Kevin Rudolf, Tyga, Mack Maine, Jae MillzWe the Best Forever
“Crazy Glue”Jet Life, Smoke DZA, Big SantJet World Order
“Loko”2012Mysonne, LumideeThe Definition of a G 2
“I Don’t Care”Fred The GodsonGordo Frederico
“Same Ol’ Story”DJ Drama, Kid Ink, Schoolboy Q, Childish GambinoQuality Street Music
“Up Every Night” (Remix)Statik Selektah, Termanology, Kid InkAGE: Open Season
“Come On”TravPush
“Tables”[9]Tony Yayo, Danny BrownSex, Drugs & Hip-Hop
“Ghetto Symphony”2013Mack Maine, Flow, P.A.P.I.Freestyle 102: No Pens or Pads
“What You Talkin’ Bout”[10]Gudda GuddaREDRUM
“Lay It Down”[11]Lil Wayne, Nicki MinajI Am Not a Human Being II
“Up Every Night” (Remix)Termanology, Kid InkHood Polotics 7
“Monsta”Antwon Bailey, JadakissNow or Never
Filmography

Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2011Son Of A GunHimselfMain Role

Red Everything Movement

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