Artist verifiedTory Lanez

Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer Tory Lanez.

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Who is Tory Lanez? Tory Lanez is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He first gained recognition after the release of his debut single, “Say It”. Tory Lanez was born Daystar Peterson on July 27th, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario. His parents are both pastors who moved to Canada from Trinidad and Tobago. Lanez attended various schools including Cesar Chavez High School in Stockton, California before dropping out and eventually returning to Toronto.Musical Career In 2009, Lanez started his music career by releasing his first mixtape titled T.L 2 T.O. In 2011, he released a collaborative mixtape with fellow Toronto rappers called Fargo Fridays. In 2015, he released two mixtapes: Lost Cause and The New Toronto. His debut studio album I Told You was released in 2016 and debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart. His second studio album Memories Don't Die was released in 2018 and peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart.Style of Music Tory Lanez is unique in how he blends different genres of music including hip-hop, R&B, reggae, dancehall, and pop. His music covers a wide range of topics such as love and relationships, money and fame, and social issues. He has collaborated with many notable artists including Meek Mill, Chris Brown, Tyga, Ty Dolla Sign and Nicki Minaj.Discography Tory Lanez has released four studio albums: I Told You (2016), Memories Don't Die (2018), Chixtape 5 (2019) and The New Toronto 3 (2020). He has also released several mixtapes including Fargo Fridays (2011), Lost Cause (2015), Chixtape 4 (2017) and International Fargo (2019). His singles include “Say It” (2015), “Luv” (2016), “Contra” (2018) and “Do The Most” (2019). He has also featured on numerous other singles such as “What's Poppin” with Jack Harlow (2020).Awards & Accolades Tory Lanez has won several awards throughout his career including two Juno Awards for Rap Recording of the Year in 2016 & 2018 and two BET Awards for Best New Artist in 2017 & 2018. He has also been nominated for several Grammy Awards including Best Rap/Sung Performance for “LUV” in 2017 and Best Rap Song for “Money Over Fallouts” in 2018.