Famous Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, as well as a recorder producer, Tory Lanez is known for his mixtape, Lost Cause. His career took huge limelight in 2014 after the release of his mixtape, Lost Cause. His single Say IT and Luv became an instant hit, reaching on numbers 23 and 19 in the Billboard Hot 100 respectively.
Tory Lanez was born on July 27, 1992, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Sonstar Peterson and Luella as one of the four kids. His birth name is Daystar Peterson.
He spent his early days in Montreal and later on moved to Miami along with his family members. His mother passed away when he was 11 years old. After this, his father became a preacher and so, had to travel all across the US. As a result, Tony grew up traveling to different states of the country.
Later on, his father remarried and his family settled in Georgia. In 2006, he was sent to stay with his cousin, Dahir Abib in New York due to his behavioral issues. After a short period of living there, he decided to move to Toronto to live with his grandmother but she refused to take care of him and he became homeless at the age of 15. Following this, he started living with three strangers.
Tory dropped out of his 10th grade and got involved in the musical field.
The Canadian rapper has several tattoos in his body with different meanings which are listed below.
Most of his inks represent his life story.
The 27 years old rapper has gone through several relationships in his past but currently, he seems to be single.
His first relationship was with American rapper Trina in 2014; however, they separated after a year of relationship in 2015. Following their, separation he started dating American reality TV star DreamDoll with lasted till 2016.
In 2017, he had brief relationships with Bria Myles, Masika Kalysha, and Kaylin Garcia. He has also had affairs with Nakita Johnson, Kash Doll, and Joseline Hernandez.
Tory Lanez is the father of a baby boy whom he used to mention as Lil Fargo on his social media platform. Most of his Instagram is filled with the picture of him spending quality time with his son. However, to this date, he has failed to mention the mother of his son.
On March 26, 2016, the rapper had a conflict with security during a concert in Midland, Texas.
Tory, when told the crowd to "fuck shit up," riot triggered and the police were forced to shut down the show. Both the venue and even promoters were considering legal actions but, nothing of such sort came out in the media later on.
In an interview, Tory revealed that he was a ghostwriter for Akon, TI, and Travis Scott. He has a very complicated relationship with Canadian rapper, Drake. Tory claimed to offer Drake $10,000 if he didn't like his songs. Drake responded in 2016 with a song and the feud continued for a number of songs before both of them cooled down.
The self-made rapper, Tory Lanez has collected his $2 million worth from his career in the field of music.
He started his career as a rapper at the age of 16 at outdoor music concerts. His professional career started in 2009 after he debuted mixtape, ‘T.L 2 T.O'. At the beginning of his career, he took YouTube as a platform to show his rapping skills and also stated that he received fame from it as well. Soon after that, he started directing music videos as well.
His career got huge limelight after Tory met Sean at a Justin Bieber concert. Sean also offered Tory to perform live during the show and the audience enjoyed it. As a result, Tory signed to Sean's label where he released several mixtapes and Chixtapes.
Then, the rapper became an independent artist. He continued to release songs and mixtapes and in 2014, he went on his first-ever tour, Lost Cause Tour.
A year later, he released Say It, his first single from his debut album, which reached #40 on the Billboard Hot 100. He even performed on the Jimmy Kimmel show and in 2016, released the album, I Told You. This album reached #4 on the Billboard 200. Out of all his songs from this album, his second single, 'Luv' was his highest-charting single, which got to #19 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Two years later, in 2018, Tory released, Memories Don't Die (topped Billboard 200) and Love Me Now (#4 on Billboard 200). Most recently, Lanez released his album Chixtape 5.