Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez

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Tory Lane (Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson), known professionally as is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Tory Lane received initial recognition from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story, released in August 2013. He was convicted in the Los Angeles County Superior Court of three charges in relation to his attack on Megan Thee Stallion in 2020: assault with a semi-automatic firearm; having a loaded, unregistered handgun in a vehicle; and discharging a firearm with gross negligence. Tory was sent to jail and faces up to 22 years in prison.

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Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson | IMage by The Shade Room

Early Life

He was born on July 27, 1992 (age 30) in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Tory spent parts of his early life in Toronto, Montreal, Miami, Atlanta, and New York. In 2006, he moved to New York but his condition did not improve. Later, he was sent back to Toronto, to live with his grandmother. Although he was known underground well before his 20th birthday and was supported early on by Sean Kingston, Tory made some of his most significant moves in 2014, he never recovered from his mother’s death.
Moreover, his father’s remarriage brought another set of emotional troubles for Tory. His granny did not take him in. He was homeless at the age of 15. He started living with three strangers. Tory also dropped out in tenth grade and ventured into music full-time. When he turned in the age of 16, he started rapping at outdoor music concerts. Tory was never formally trained in music, he seemed to have a natural flair for music. He traveled back to the US and settled in Florida.

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When did Tory’s career life start?

 59th annual Grammy Awards
Musical artist Tory Lanez arrives for the 59th annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, 2017. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Tory recorded and released his debut mixtape, ‘T.L 2 T.O’ in 2009. He used ‘YouTube’ to exhibit his rapping skills to the world. Tory started directing his very own music videos and gained significant fame.

Total Music Videos & Music Labels : MassariVEVO, ToryLanezVEVO, Tory Lanez, WORLDSTARHIPHOP, BangerChannel, Bebe Rexha, Major Lazer, Meek Mill, Promoting Sounds, MrRevillz, Kay One, Nostalgic Jams, officialkranium, CashmereCatVEVO, Kodak Black, Gewoon Boef, Bhad Bhabie, Lil pump, RichTheKidVEVO, XXXTENTACION, Chosen Few, ForTheBurbs, DatPiff, GRM Daily, JuicyMagic TV, EscapeTracks, T Pain, Joyner Lucas, 9jaFanx, FutureHype, BryantMyersVEVO, Rap City, pellekofficial, D O P E, RAPTRAX, Chris Brown Media, Rap Radio, HSM, SPOTEM GOTTEM, Foreign Teck, Smallgod, Houdini Music, HotBlock JMoePopular SongsSay It , Luv , Miss You , Jerry Sprunger , Talk To Me (Remix).

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Tory Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, as of 2022, Tory Lanez’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.

Awards And Category





Much Music Video Awards
BET Awards

Best Hip Hop Video 

Best New Artist


BET Hip Hop Awards
MOBO Awards
Soul Train Music Awards

Best New Hip Hop Artist 

Best International Act 

Best New Artist


Grammy Awards
Juno Awards[104]

Best R&B Song

Fan Choice Award
Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Rap Recording of the Year


NAACP Image Awards
Juno Awards

Best New Artist Fan Choice Award
Artist of the Year
Rap Recording


BET Hip Hop Awards
Juno Awards

Best International Flow 

Fan Choice Award Artist of the Year
Rap Recording


Juno Awards
Juno Awards

Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Chixtape 5 Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year

Personal Life

Tory with his son
Tory’s Lanez Son Kia | Image by wealthy peeps

He has a son named Kai. Tory also goes by the name Argentina Fargo. Tory said “When I put foreign and banking together, it’s like foreign money. I’m a Canadian dude, walking around America. When you look at me, it’s like looking at foreign money. So I call myself Argentina Fargo—like foreign money.

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Quick Info:

BIrth Place 

Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson

Also Known As

Argentina Fargo
Swavey Fargo


July 27, 1992 (age 30)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada


Hip hop


record producer

Year active

2009- 2022