Tory Lanez

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Tory Lanez - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

With various mixtapes and self-directed recordings, Tory Lanez took steady steps toward his stardom during the first half of the 2010s.

His 2014 mixtape Lost Cause became a huge hit after he uploaded it on YouTube. His slow jam Say It and the Grammy-nominated song Luv from the album were the source of multi-platinum hits.

Because of his huge success, Tory was signed by Interscope Records and Mad Love Records.

His breakthrough came when he released his first proper album I Told You in 2016. The album made it to a Top Ten hit in Canada and the U.S.

In 2020 Tory came back with an album Daystar and secured a position within the Top Ten Canadian and U.S. charts.

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  • Real Name: Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson
  • Stage Name: Tory Lanez
  • Nickname: Tory
  • Birthday: July 27, 1992
  • Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Religion: Christian
  • Professions: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
  • Education: Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School
  • Hobbies: –
  • Parents: Sonstar Peterson (Father), Luella Peterson (Mother)
  • Sibling: Suheyb Ali Isse
  • Girlfriends: Kash Doll (2018), Bria Myles (2017), Kaylin Garcia (2017), Trina (2014 – 2015)
  • Facebook: Tory Lanez Official
  • Twitter: @torylanez
  • Instagram: @natashabassett
  • TikTok: @torylanez
  • YouTube: Tory Lanez Official


  • Tory is known for his crazy antics in front of an audience which includes swinging from stage equipment, climbing the walls, and an impromptu group surf session.
  • He comes from Ontario, Canada. However, he moved to Florida U.S.A. toward the start of his teenage years when he fostered an interest in rap music.
  • Tory’s friend gave him the stage name ‘Lanez’ because of Tory’s troublemaker tendencies where he used to run into the streets and play in the lanes without checking the traffic first.
  • His mother died from an uncommon illness when he was still young. Music is what helped him through his difficult situation.
  • At a young age, he had to live on the roads for around three years. Over time, he found his passion for hip hop.
  • Tory’s father is from Barbados, while his mother was from the Caribbean island, Curacao.
  • He turned into a renowned rapper before he was even endorsed by a record label.
  • Tory is motivated by senior artists like Brandy and R. Kelly.
  • He is old buddies with American rapper Meek Mill.
  • Tory considers his music style swavey. Swavey means that he can rap, sing, and do numerous other music-related stuff at the same time.
  • His ideal type is…
  • His net worth is around $4 million

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  • Alone at Prom (2021)
  • Daystar (2020)
  • Chixtape 5 (2019)
  • Love Me Now? (2018)
  • Memories Don’t Die (2018)
  • I Told You (2016)


  • 2020 Juno Award – Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year – Feel It Too
  • 2019 Juno Award – Rap Recording – Freaky
  • 2018 Juno Award – Rap Recording – Love Me Now?
  • 2017 Juno Award – Rap Recording of the Year – Shooters


  • 2020 Juno Award – Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year – Chixtape 5
  • 2019 Juno Award – Artist of the Year 
  • 2019 Juno Award – Fan Choice Award 
  • 2019 BET Hip Hop Award – Best International Flow 
  • 2018 Juno Award – Artist of the Year 
  • 2018 Juno Award – Fan Choice Award 
  • 2018 NAACP Image Award – Best New Artist 
  • 2017 Juno Award – Breakthrough Artist of the Year 
  • 2017 Juno Award – Fan Choice Award
  • 2017 Grammy Award – Best R&B Song – Luv
  • 2016 Soul Train Music Award – Best New Artist 
  • 2016 MOBO Award – Best International Act  
  • 2016 BET Hip Hop Award – Best New Hip Hop Artist 
  • 2016 BET Award – Best New Artist 
  • 2015 Much Music Video Award – Best Hip Hop Video – Henny in Hand


“I’m not a hater. I’ve expressed this before.”

“I’m not a singer. I’m not an R&B singer. I’m an artist.”

“I’m a very cultural person, and Canada is a very cultural place.”

“I’m definitely more of a rockstar than anything.”

“Swavey, it puts more than one genre of music together. That’s the approach I have with all music I do.”

“I have a lot of fans, but a lot of people don’t know who I am.”

“People have to remember this – I’ve literally been going at this music thing since my mother passed away.”

“Hip-hop is a contact sport.”

“I try to make music, all kinds of music, whether it be singing or rapping.”

“There’s a different energy at one of my shows than anybody else’s.”

The multitalented rapper, Tory Lanez, has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry and his passion for music has positively inspired those around him.


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