Tory Lanez – Canadian rapper
Tony Lanez’s real name is Daystar Peterson. He was born on 27 July 1992 in Toronto. Later, Daystar with his parents moved to Montreal. After a while, they relocated to Florida. The aspiring rapper demonstrated his talents when he was still a child. Daystar lost his mom rather early to a rare disease, the details of which aren’t publicized. The boy’s father was a missionary. That’s why the family moved around rather often. After his father remarried, they settled in Atlanta. The boy found new friends, who gave him a nickname Tory Lanez, which the rapper later used as a pseudonym.
When Daystar was a teenager, his father sent him to relatives in Jamaica to work on his bad behavior. Otherwise, he might have gotten into real trouble with the law. However, when Daystar was 15, he returned to Atlanta, because the grandmother couldn’t deal with him. The boy’s father refused to accept him. The young man started renting an apartment with two more people, whom he barely knew. Later, in the interviews, the singer said that those were the toughest years of his life. At that time, he decided to go back to writing lyrics and making music.
Tory Lanez began his career in 2009 with the release of the debut mixtape, T.L 2 T.O. The album caught the attention of a celebrity rapper Sean Kingston, who offer the aspiring singer assistance. Kingston helped Lanez collaborate with different famous musicians, including Justin Bieber.