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According to Billboard.com, Big Syke who was born Tyruss Himes was found dead at his home in Hawthorne, California. The rapper passed away at the age of 48-years-old.
Big Syke has been said to have died from natural causes, according to TMZ. However, an official autopsy has not been performed. Sources also state that Big Syke struggled with obesity and heart problems.
Big Syke was a dear friend of Tupac. The two met back in 1992. Big Syke has collaborated with the legendary rapper on songs such as “All Eyez on Me” and “Picture Me Rollin.”