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*1970 US
of Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Michael Tyler Michael Tyler (2)

Michael Lawrence Tyler (born September 22, 1970), better known by his stage name Mystikal, is an American rapper, and actor from New Orleans. A Persian Gulf war veteran who rose to stardom as a protégé of the rap impresario Master P, Tyler combined powerful, passionate vocals that would range from a conspiratorial whisper to vein-popping screams in the course of a few words, and was constantly accelerating and decelerating his delivery. The sound was new, but not unprecedented, as Tyler's vocals were reminiscent of R&B screamers like Little Richard and James Brown, using piano and saxophone sounds to accentuate the delivery. Mystikal's debut album, Mystikal, was released on New Orleans-based independent record label Big Boy Records in 1994. He found himself in conflict with fellow New Orleans rappers signed to Cash Money Records including U.N.L.V., Lil Wayne and B.G.. They dissed him on tracks like "Drag 'Em in Tha River" by U.N.L.V. and "Fuck Big Boy" by The B.G.'z. He struck back with the diss "Beware" which was on his sophomore effort Mind of Mystikal. Mystikal's sister, Michelle Tyler (whom he had close ties with), sang the chorus on "Not That Nigga" and her fate became a major influence on Mystikal's music after her untimely death. The songs "Dedicated To Michelle Tyler", "Murderer" (both on Mind of Mystikal), "Murder 2", "Shine" (both on Unpredictable) and "Murder III" (on Let's Get Ready) refer to her murder. Mystikal signed to Jive Records and released Mind of Mystikal in 1995. He signed to Master P's No Limit Records in 1996 and released Unpredictable in 1997. He appeared on many of the No Limit albums in 1997-1998. In 1998 he released Ghetto Fabulous. That was his last album with the label, and he left in early 1999 to go on his own.

  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • R&B/Soul
  • Dance
Popular Tracks   
Shake Ya Ass (feat. Pharrell Williams) on Let's Get Ready by Mystikal
Danger (Been So Long) (feat. Nivea) on Let's Get Ready by Mystikal
I Don't Give a Fuck on Greatest Hits by Eastside Boyz
Here I Go on Mind Of Mystikal by Mystikal
I Smell Smoke on Ghetto Fabulous by Mystikal
Still Smokin' on Unpredictable by Mystikal
Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against the Wall) (feat. Pharrell Williams) - Extended Version on Tarantula by Mystikal
The Man Right Chea on Unpredictable by Mystikal
Rain Dance on Malta Bend by Stevie Stone
Tarantula (feat. Butch Cassidy) on Tarantula by Mystikal

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Title Artist Year Type
Feel RightMark Ronson Feat. Mystikal2015Album
DJ Haitian Star Presents MystikalMystikal2013Single
Bad ManTQ Feat. Mystikal2013Single
The OriginalMystikal2012Album
The Man Right Chea (Radio And Underground Classics)Mystikal2006Compil.
Prince Of The South... The HitsMystikal2004Compil.
Jive Records Presents: Chopped & ScrewedMystikal2004Album
Oochie PopMystikal2004Album
Oochie Pop / TipsyMystikal / J-Kwon2004Album
Rock Your Body / Shake Ya AssJustin Timberlake / Mystikal2003Album
Keep Doin' ItViolator Featuring Mystikal, Dirtbag & Busta Rhymes2003Album
Too Much RoomGerald Levert Feat. Mystikal2002Single
I Don't Give A @#&%Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Mystikal & Krayzie Bone2002Single
If It Ain't Live, It Ain't MeMystikal2001Single
Show Dat Work (Shake It Like A Dog Pt. 2)Kane & Abel Featuring Mystikal & 5th Ward Weebie2001Single
Ooooh YeahMystikal2001Single
Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)Mystikal2001Single
Never Too Far / Don't Stop (Funkin' 4 Jamaica)Mariah Carey Featuring Mystikal2001Album
JumpMystikal Featuring Bektas2001Single
Don't Stop (Funkin' 4 Jamaica)Mariah Carey Featuring Mystikal2001Single
Let's Get ReadyMystikal2000Album
Danger (Been So Long)Mystikal Featuring Nivea2000Single
Shake Ya AssMystikal2000Album
Let’s Get ReadyMystikal2000Album
Stutter (Double Take Remixes)Joe Featuring Mystikal2000Single
Neck Uv Da WoodsMystikal1999Album
Mardi Raw (Up Close & Uncensored)Mystikal1999Album
The World Greatest / Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)R. Kelly / Mystikal1999Single
Ya'll Don't Want NoneMaster P Feat. Mystikal1999Single
The World Greatest / Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)R. Kelly, Mystikal1999Single
The Way I AmEminem, Mystikal1999Single
That's The RapperMystikal1998Single
Liquidation Of The GhettoPrime Suspects Featuring Mystikal1998Single
WoofSnoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend1998Single
Round Out The Tank / Life Ain't CoolMystikal1998Album
I'm A SouljaGhetto Commission Featuring Master P And Mystikal1998Album
Ghetto FabulousMystikal1998Album
The Man Right Chea / UnpredictableMystikal1997Album
Ain't No LimitMystikal1997Album
The Man Right CheaMystikal1997Album
Mr. Big TalkerMystikal1997Single
Here I GoMystikal1996Album
Y'All Ain't Ready YetMystikal1995Album
Mind Of MystikalMystikal1995Album
Here I Go / BewareMystikal1995Single
Out That Boot Camp CliccMystikal feat. Black Menace1995Single
I'm Not That AGGINMystikal1994Album
Move Bitch / ReactMystikal / Erick SermonSingle
Southern Hospitality / Danger (Been So Long)Ludacris Feat. Pharrell Williams / Mystikal Feat. NiveaSingle
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