Big Syke

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Big Syke
Birth name Tyruss Himes
Also known as Mussolini, Little Psycho
Born Inglewood, California
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1990–present
Labels Treacherous/Death Row Records/RideOnUm
Associated acts 2Pac, Outlawz, Thug Life, E-40, Evil Mind Gangsta's, Alabama Ju, Jelani, DJ Quik, Nate Dogg, DJ King Assassin, Prince Ital Joe, Kastro

Tyruss Himes, better known by his stage name Big Syke is an American rapper. His stage name is a revision of his childhood nickname, "Little Psycho". [1]

Early career[edit]

In 1990 Big Syke started a rap group called Evil Mind Gangstas with rappers Domino and Mental illness.[1] He met 2Pac in 1992,[1] and joined 2Pac's group Thug Life, after Evil Mind Gangstas only album, All Hell Breakin' Loose, was released. After Thug Life broke up, and after 2Pac was released from prison, Big Syke appeared on four tracks on 2Pac's All Eyez on Me album—"Picture Me Rollin'", "When We Ride", "All Eyez on Me" and "Check Out Time". He joined a second 2Pac group, Outlawz, adopting the name Mussolini as part of the group's anti-western theme.[2]

Discography[edit]

Main article: Big Syke discography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Big Syke bio at Allmusic
  2. ^ "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. 

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