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Tyruss Gerald Himes (November 22, 1968 – December 5, 2016), better known by his stage names Big Syke
Big Syke
and Mussolini, was an American rapper. His stage name is a revision of his childhood nickname, "Little Psycho".[2] On December 5, 2016, Syke was found dead at his home in Hawthorne; reports indicate natural causes.[3]

Contents

1 Early career 2 Discography 3 References 4 External links

Early career[edit] In 1990, Big Syke
Big Syke
started a rap group called Evil Mind Gangstas with rappers Domino and Mental Illness.[2] He met 2Pac
2Pac
in 1992,[2] and joined 2Pac's group Thug Life, after Evil Mind Gangstas only album, All Hell Breakin' Loose, was released. After Thug Life
Thug Life
broke up, and after 2Pac
2Pac
was released from prison, Big Syke
Big Syke
appeared on four tracks on 2Pac's All Eyez on Me
All Eyez on Me
album—"Picture Me Rollin'", "When We Ride", "All Eyez on Me" and "Check Out Time". He joined a second 2Pac
2Pac
group, Outlawz, adopting the name Moozaliny.[4] Discography[edit] Main article: Big Syke
Big Syke
discography

Solo albums

Be Yo' Self (1996) Big Syke Daddy
Big Syke Daddy
(2001) Street Commando
Street Commando
(2002) Big Syke
Big Syke
(2002)

Collaboration albums

All Hell Breakin' Loose (with Evil Mind Gangsta's) (1992) Thug Life: Volume 1 (with Thug Life) (1994)

Compilation albums

Thug Law: Thug Life
Thug Life
Outlawz
Outlawz
Chapter 1 (2001) Thug Law: Thug Life
Thug Life
Outlawz
Outlawz
Chapter 2 (2003)

Mixtapes

Thug Life: Demo Tape (with Thug Life) (1994) Big Syke: Volume 1 (2007) Big Syke: Reincarnated Volume 1 (2007)

References[edit]

^ a b "Tyruss Gerald Himes".  ^ a b c " Big Syke
Big Syke
Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-12-06.  ^ " Rapper
Rapper
Big Syke
Big Syke
Dead at 48". BallerStatus.com. December 6, 2016.  ^ "For The Record: Quick News On Beyonce, Shakira, Kanye, Chris Martin, Paris, Alicia Keys, 'Idol' & More". MTV.com. January 22, 2007. Archived from the original on 9 January 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Big Syke discography at Discogs Big Syke[permanent dead link] on ITunes Big Syke
Big Syke
on Vimeo Interview with Anton Batey Big Syke
Big Syke
at Find a Grave

v t e

Big Syke

Solo albums

Be Yo' Self Big Syke
Big Syke
Daddy Street Commando Big Syke

Other albums

Thug Life: Volume 1 Thug Law: Chapter 1

Singles

"Cradle to the Grave"

Related articles

Discography 2Pac Mopreme Outlawz

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 78954739 MusicBrainz: 73be9cf0-2b02-4a4c

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