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Mystikal

Background information
Birth name Michael Lawrence Tyler
Born September 22, 1970 (1970-09-22) (age 36)
Origin Flag of United States New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Genre(s) Hip hop, New Orleans rap
Years active 1994–present
Label(s) Big Boy Records (1994-1996)

No Limit Records (1997-1999)
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Jive Records (1995-Present)

Michael L. Tyler (born September 22, 1970), known by the stage name Mystikal, is an American rapper who grew up in the 12th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is one of the few artists from Master P's New Orleans-based No Limit label to achieve both critical and commercial success. Jive Records is an American record label, owned by Sony BMG, and operates as a quarter of the Zomba Label Group. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Bold textA stage name, or a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers (such as actors, comedians, musicians, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... Rapping is one of the elements of hip hop and the distinguishing feature of hip hop music; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs. ... The 12th Ward or Twelfth Ward is a division of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the 17 Wards of New Orleans. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... This entire article needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In 2003, Mystikal pleaded guilty to sexual battery and extortion. He is currently serving a six year prison sentence in the Louisiana State Prison system. He was eligible for parole in 2005 and 2007, but was denied parole both times.[1] See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 other events of 2003 list of years in music 2000s in music // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands... Sexual assault is any physical contact of a sexual nature without voluntary consent. ... Extortion is a criminal offense, which occurs when a person either obtains money, property or services from another through coercion or intimidation or threatens one with physical harm unless they are paid money or property. ... This is a list of state prisons in Louisiana. ...

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High school and military service

Michael Tyler went to Walter L. Cohen High School in New Orleans. Following his graduation from high school, Tyler enlisted in the United States Army and served as a combat engineer detecting mines during Operation Desert Storm. The United States Army is the largest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... Combat engineers place satchel charges and detonating cord, preparatory to blowing up a railway bridge during the Korean War, 30 July 1950 Combat engineering is the practice of using the knowledge, tools and techniques of engineering in combat. ... “Minefield” redirects here. ... Combatants U.S.-led coalition Iraq Commanders George H. W. Bush, Norman Schwarzkopf, Colin Powell Saddam Hussein, Ali Hassan Al-Majid, Hussein Kamel Strength 660,000 ~545,000 Casualties 345 dead, 1,000 wounded 25,000 - 100,000 dead, 100,000 - 300,000 wounded The 1991 Gulf War (also Persian...


Music career

Mystikal's debut album, Mystikal, was released on local, New Orleans-based independent record label Big Boy Records in 1994. Mystikal's sister, Michelle Tyler, who sang the chorus on "Not That Nigga" was murdered (stabbed) by her boyfriend, Damion Neville (grandson of the Neville Brothers' Charles Neville), prior to the album's release. The songs "Dedicated To Michelle Tyler" and "Murder 2" on the Mind of Mystikal and Unpredictable albums, respectively, refer to Mystikal's sister's murder. An independent record label is variously described as a record label operating without the funding (or outside the organizations) of the major record labels, and/or a label that subscribes to indie philosophies such as DIY and anti-corporate art. ... See also: 1994 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1994 Record labels established in 1994 other events of 1994 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hits a freeway median and flips over just outside of Los... The Neville Brothers, an R&B, Soul and Jazz group, was formed in 1976 in New Orleans, LA. // Aaron Neville Art Neville Charles Neville Cyril Neville Ivan Neville The Neville Brothers (March 1978) Fiyo on the Bayou (April 1981) Nevillization I (September 1982) Nevillization II (February 1983) Neville-ization (June...


Mystikal signed to Jive Records and released Mind of Mystikal in 1995. The album sold well, and he signed to Master P's No Limit Records for Unpredictable in 1997. Unpredictable also sold well, and garnered Mystikal critical praise, though his real breakthrough was Let's Get Ready, released in 2000. Let's Get Ready contained "Danger (Been So Long)," which featured rising pop star Nivea, and was the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one single in June, 2001. The album also featured the popular, Neptunes-produced hit "Shake Ya Ass." Let's Get Ready debuted at Number One on the Billboard 200, making it Mystikal's only chart-topping album to date. Jive Records is an American record label, owned by Sony BMG, and operates as a quarter of the Zomba Label Group. ... Mind of Mystikal is a hip hop album by New Orleans-based rapper Mystikal, released in February 1996. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 1990s in music. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This entire article needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Unpredictable is a rap music album by New Orleans based rapper Mystikal released on November 11, 1997. ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... Lets Get Ready is a rap music album by New Orleans based rapper Mystikal released on September 26, 2000. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 2000s in music. ... Danger (Been So Long) is the title of a number-one R&B single by rapper Mystikal and features singer Nivea. ... Nivea Hamilton (born March 24, 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia), professionally known as Nivea, is a female African-American R&B singer. ... Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... The Neptunes is the name for the record production duo, consisting of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who have created the sound for some of the most successful Hip Hop, R&B and Pop artists of this decade. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ...


Mystikal's most recent solo release was the 2001 album Tarantula, which contained the hit single, "Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)". Though it presented Mystikal's typical and unique flow style, the song also saw a blending of jazz and swing elements with hip-hop. The well received album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 2003, and Mystikal was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance that same year.[2] Mystikal was also featured prominently in the single, "Move Bitch" by Ludacris, in 2002. Tarantula is a hip hop album by New Orleans-based rapper Mystikal, released on December 18, 2001. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States around the start of the 20th century. ... Swing music, also known as swing jazz, is a form of jazz music that developed during the 1920s and had solidified as a distinctive style by 1935 in the United States. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album has been awarded since 1996. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance has been awarded since 2003, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... This article contains a trivia section. ...


Legal issues

On January 16, 2004, Mystikal was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to forcing his hairstylist to perform sex acts. He also admitted to extortion. The rapper and two bodyguards forced the woman to perform oral sex, after they accused her of stealing $80,000 in checks. Mystikal initially denied the assault, but confessed after a videotape of the crime was found at his home. Bodyguards Leland "Pokie" Ellis and Vercy "V" Carter also pled guilty to sexual battery.[2] January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Extortion is a criminal offense, which occurs when a person either obtains money, property or services from another through coercion or intimidation or threatens one with physical harm unless they are paid money or property. ... Bodyguards of Viktor Yushchenko (far left) after leaving Gdansk city hall. ... Oral sex consists of all sexual activities that involve the use of the mouth, which may include use of the tongue, teeth, and throat, to stimulate genitalia. ... Bottom view of VHS videotape cassette with magnetic tape exposed Videotape is a means of recording images and sound onto magnetic tape as opposed to movie film. ...


In August 2005, while incarcerated on the state sexual battery and extortion charges, Mystikal was charged federally with two misdemeanor counts of failing to file tax returns for 1998 and 1999. On January 12, 2006, he was convicted in federal court of the tax offenses, but was allowed to serve the one year federal sentence concurrent with his six year state sentence.[3] 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 2000s in music. ... This article describes the government of the United States. ... A misdemeanor, or misdemeanour, in many common law legal systems, is a lesser criminal act. ... Look up Tax return in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For tax returns in the United States see Tax return (United States); for tax returns in Canada see Tax return (Canada). ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Map of the boundaries of the United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ...


Mystikal is currently incarcerated at Louisiana's Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, which is located just outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His assigned prison number is 00469659. On January 19, 2006, Mystikal was denied parole at a parole board hearing. [3] This is a list of state prisons in Louisiana. ... Nickname: Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Government  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area  - City  79. ... a Prison Number is a number given to a prisoner for administrative and identification purposes. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Parole can have different meanings depending on the area and judiciary system. ... A Parole Board is a panel of people who decide whether a criminal should be allowed to be released from prison following him or her serving the minimum term of their sentence. ...


On January 11, 2007, Mystikal was released from custody on the federal misdemeanor tax convictions (as his one-year sentence had expired), but he remains in custody on the 6-year sentence for the Louisiana state felony convictions.[1] January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Discography

Solo albums

Album cover Album information
Mystikal
Mind of Mystikal
  • Released: February 1, 1995
  • Chart positions: #103 US
  • RIAA certification: Gold
  • Singles: "Here I Go", "Out Tha Boot Camp Clicc", "Neva Gonna Bounce (The Dream)", "Beware"
Unpredictable
Ghetto Fabulous
Let's Get Ready
Tarantula
  • Released: December 18, 2001
  • Chart positions: #25 US
  • RIAA certification: Gold
  • Singles: "Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against the Wall)", "Tarantula", "Pussy Crook", "The Return"

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Compilation albums

Album cover Album information
Prince of the South...The Hits
Chopped & Screwed

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Trivia

  • On the hit show Mind of Mencia, Carlos Mencia did a parody of performers who went to jail, among the many included DMX, LIL' Kim, and Mystikal

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References

  1. ^ a b Strong, Nolan (2007-01-26). Mystikal Still Incarcerated, Reps Clarify 'Released' Status. AllHipHop.com. Retrieved on 2007-01-26.
  2. ^ a b Rapper Mystikal sentenced to six years. CNN.com (2004-01-16). Retrieved on 2006-09-23.
  3. ^ a b Nolan Strong; Christine S. Kim (2006-01-20). AHH Stray News: 50 Cent Sued, Mystikal, Ms. Dynamite, Dilated Peoples. AllHipHop.com. Retrieved on 2006-09-23.

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External links

  • AllMusic.com Biography - Mystikal
  • BIG BAER Marketing & Promotions - Mystikal News, Updates & Bio (2001)

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Mystikal initinally denied the assault, but confessed after a videotape of the crime was found at his home.
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