“I love kids. I’ve never had any of my own, but I’ve always been good with kids.” Lanez also spoke about how he wants to be a good role model for kids, especially those who might be going through tough times. “I just want to be that light for somebody,” he said.
Tory also added, “I want to be that hope for somebody that’s going through something.”
Lanez began his musical career by releasing a series of mixtapes under the alias “T.L.”. T.L. the Mixtape, his first mixtape, was released in 2009. This was followed in 2010 and 2011 by two more mixtapes, T.L. 2 T.L. and All or Nothing. Lost Cause, his fourth mixtape, was released in 2012.
Lanez signed with Interscope Records in 2013 and released his debut single, “Replacement Girl,” which featured Wiz Khalifa. The song charted at 87 on the Billboard Hot 100.