Big Syke has passed away. The rapper known for his collaboration with Tupac in both the Thug Life and Outlawz groups was found dead in his Hawthorne, California home on Monday. Syke was 48 years old, but according to TMZ, sources close to him suggest he died of "natural causes." He is said to have suffered from heart issues and obesity.

Syke released four solo albums, as well as some mixtapes and collaborative projects. He appears on a number of Tupac songs, including "Picture Me Rollin' and "All Eyez On Me."

Listen to one of his collaborations with Tupac below.