Born: June 22, 1987
Place of Birth: The Bronx, NY
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Career and Life
Peter Cory Pankey, Jr. aka Cory Gunz, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. Gunz is currently signed to After Platinum Records, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Universal Republic Records.
At age 14 Gunz was first signed by Tommy Mottola to Casablanca Records and Def Jam Recordings. 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". Gunz mixtape The Apprentice 3 - Season Finale has amassed over 85,000 listens on the mixtape website DatPiff. 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..
In 2009 Gunz signed a contract with After Platinum Records. In early 2010, Gunz signed with Young Money Entertainment and Universal Motown. Gunz has worked with actor and musician Nick Cannon. In 2011, he was featured on 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 and before he got signed by Young Money. The show features appearances from close friend Nick Cannon. 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. On July 16, 2013 he released his first mixtape in two years with Datz WTF I’m Talkin Bout, it featured guest appearances by Busta Rhymes, Charlie Rock, Mack Maine, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J among others. In March 2014, Gunz revealed he was working on an EP titled Kriminal Mind and following its release he would release his debut studio album.