With a rap sheet almost as extensive as his rhymes, the American rapper Mystikal’s fame is as much linked to his roots with Master P and New Orleans as it is to his criminal record. Born Michael L. Tyler on September 22, 1971, Mystikal grew up in the 12th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. Mystikal stayed close to his New Orleans roots as he grew up and chose to work with local labels Big Boy Records and later Master P’s No Limit Records.
Early in his life, Mystikal showed little evidence that he would go on to be a world-famous rapper. After graduating from Walter L. Cohen High in New Orleans, Mystikal enlisted in the United States Army in 1988. He spent his years of military service as a combat engineer during... Read More