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Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson (born July 27, 1992), better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He received initial recognition from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story, released in August 2013. In 2015, Tory Lanez signed to record producer Benny Blanco's Mad Love Records through Interscope Records.
Lanez' 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. In 2018, Lanez released his second and third studio albums, Memories Don't Die and Love Me Now?. His fourth studio album Chixtape 5 (2019) peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200. The following year, he released his fifth studio album Daystar (2020).
On September 25, 2020, Lanez surprise-released his fifth album, Daystar, his first project since departing Interscope earlier the year. On the album, he defends himself in multiple songs against claims that he shot rapper Megan Thee Stallion. The album received criticism from some publications, aimed at him addressing the shooting, as well as it being released the day after the Breonna Taylor indictment was announced. However, Lanez clarified that September 25 is his mother's birthday and the day she passed away.