Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, known professionally as Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His career started with his debut studio album, I Told You (2016), included the singles, “Say It” and “Luv”, which peaked at number 23 and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. He got nominated for Grammy for “Luv”.One Umbrella is a Canadian record label and management company founded by Tory Lanez in 2014. And till now it has signed artists like Mansa, Davo, VVS Ken, and last year in 2020, Lanez released his first single as an independent artist, writing “I waited and calculated for 4 years to be my own boss. I own all my own masters, publishing, royalties, etc. This may not mean nothing to y’all but seeing my record label at the bottom unattached to a major label is what we have worked this hard for”.
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Tory Lanez was arrested for having possession of a gun at a Hollywood party and was accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion. In July last year during a party Tory and Megan got into an argument and open shots were fired but Megan said she got shot in the feet although she was bleeding it wasn’t a gunshot it was from a glass cut which she originally said to police as well. The pair were said to be dating during that time and Megan publicly accused Tory on an Instagram live saying he shot her and that his publicist is spreading false information.
Tory got arrested for having a concealed weapon but not for shooting accusation and he even got out the same day by paying a $35000 bond.
Tory claimed in an interview that he had ghost-written songs for several rappers such as Akon, TI, and Travis Scott.
Fued with Rapper Drake:
Tory has had a very complex relationship with fellow Canadian rapper Drake. In 2010, he stated that if Drake did not like his songs, he would pay him $10,000. Drake did not respond until 2016 when he took the beef to another level by taking a shot at Tory in his song Summer sixteen by rapping, “All you boys in the new Toronto want to be me a little.”
Most famous Tory song:
His song ‘LUV’ was a gobsmacking hit, the biggest success of his career and it was produced by Cashmere Cat and Benny Blanco.
He has recently done some smash hit collaborations with G-Eazy and Tyga on ” Still be friends”, “What’s Poppin” with Jack Harlow, and the latest song “Feels” with Chris Brown.
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