Tyrone “Tyke T” Stroble is an exceptional talent coming out of Middle Tennessee. An MBA graduate of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), this high energy performer has been in love with music since he was a child. His musical influences are evident in his sound and include: Jay-z, Kanye West, Drake, 8ball &MJG, Outkast and UGK to R&B artists such as Jodeci, Bobby Brown and B.B.D.
Tyke T’s short career has already earned him an enviable highlight reel. Most recently seen as the opening act for hip hop recording artist, B.O.B hosted by Kiss FM; Tyke was an opening act for Lil Boosie at the Mud Island amphitheater and also a headlining performer for both DreamFest Weekend’s “Hip-Hop Unplugged” event in January and the Sole Searching sneaker event sponsored by k97 in February.
In 2013, Tyke T performed at Fisk University homecoming show which featured Ca$h Out, Verse Simmons and Travis Porter. Tyke T had several television performances including a feature on Local Memphis live. His single, “Stop us now” , is routinely played during the 3rd quarter of the Memphis Grizzlies home games and his single “Wake Up” is also in current rotation on k97. in August of 2013, Tyke_T released the “Overlooked” EP. The EP release was featured in the Memphis Flyer and on Action News 5.
In 2014 Tyke T was crowned the winner of clear channel affiliate k97 Next Big Thing 6 contest and the 1st ever Memphis Grizzlies showcase champion, in which he performed center court in front of over 17,000 fans. Tyke T was also a top 8 finalist in the VH1 Make a band famous competition.
A skilled songwriter, Tyke T is able to fuse sincere lyrics with his unapologetically bold, infectious style. His music perfectly articulates the struggle many face trying to attain the American dream with humility, humor and an undercurrent of determination that belies his casual manner. Tyke T’s music is honest and relatable and provides a perfect soundtrack for the dreamers and those who rally against an ordinary existence.