Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, was born in Canada on July 27, 1992. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and convicted felon. The mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story, released in August 2013, helped him gain his first notoriety.
2015 saw Tory Lanez join Mad Love Records, a label run by music producer Benny Blanco. I Told You (2016), Lanez’s first studio album, featured the singles “Say It” and “Luv,” which respectively reached number 23 and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Memories Don’t Die and Love Me Now? Lanez’s second and third studio albums were released in 2018. On the US Billboard 200, his fourth studio album Chixtape 5 (2019), peaked at number 2.
The contentious reactions to the revelations that he had shot fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion earlier that year were included on his fifth studio album Daystar, released in 2020 and debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200.
In addition to four Juno Awards throughout his career, Lanez received a Grammy Award nomination for his song “Luv” in 2016. In connection with his assault on Megan Thee Stallion in 2020, Lanez was found guilty in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on December 23, 2022, of three charges: assault with a semi-automatic firearm.
Possession of a loaded, unregistered handgun in a motor vehicle; and grossly negligent discharge of a gun. He was then booked into jail. The expected date of sentencing is February 28, 2023. He might spend up to 22 years behind bars.
How Much Is Tory Lanez Net Worth In 2023?
Rapper, singer, record producer, fashion designer, and director of music videos Tory Lanez hails from Canada. Tory Lanez has a 4 million dollar net worth. In addition to “Memories Don’t Die” (2018), “Love Me Now?” (2018), “Chixtape 5” (2019), and “Daystar,” Lanez also published his first album, “I Told You,” in 2016.
Say It, his debut single peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart and number twenty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Artists like Soulja Boy, Sean Kingston, Kid Ink, Bow Wow, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, YG, Ty Dolla $ign, Meek Mill, and Yo Gotti are just a few of the names Tory has worked with.
Several of Lanez’s music videos, including “Band A Man,” “In the Air,” and “Do the Most” (2020), have been directed by him (2021). He created the record label/management business One Umbrella in 2014, formerly the Forever Umbrella clothing line.
How Did Tory Lanez Start His Career?
After Lanez’s mixtape “T.L 2 T.O” was published in 2009, rapper Sean Kingston requested a meeting with Tory in the early months of 2010. Lanez secured a record deal with Kingston’s Time is Money Entertainment in 2011 and went on to release four mixtapes that year, including “Playing for Keeps,” “Just Landed,” “One Verse One Hearse,” and “Mr. 1 Verse Killah.”
He later published several further mixtapes, including “Lost Cause,” “Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story,” “Sincerely Tory,” and “Chixtape” (2014). “I Told You,” his first studio album, was released on Interscope Records/Mad Love Records on August 19, 2016.
The famous singles “Say It” (3x Platinum) and “Luv” was included on the Gold album, which peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart (2x Platinum).
“Memories Don’t Die,” Tory’s follow-up album from 2018, peaked at #3 on the “Billboard” 200 lists and topped the Canadian Albums Chart. His following two albums, “Love Me Now?” (2018) and “Chixtape 5” (2019), cracked the top 10 on the “Billboard” 200, Canadian Albums Chart, and UK Hip Hop and R&B Albums Chart and peaked at #1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
WHY DID I VIDEO OUT NOW 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/9GPYBzucQq
— Tory Lanez (@torylanez) September 30, 2022
After starting to host “Quarantine Radio” on Instagram Live during the COVID-19 epidemic, Tory released his fifth album, “Daystar,” on his label in September 2020. On the Top Rap Albums and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums lists, the album peaked at position #4.
Several songs by other artists, including G-“Drifting,” Eazy’s (2015), Busta Rhymes’ “Girlfriend” (2017), and T-“Getcha Pain’s Roll On,” have featured Lanez (2019). Along with Jeezy, Meek Mill, Fifth Harmony, and Alicia Keys, he has written songs for them.
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