Sykes was born and raised in Flint Michigan. During High School he teamed up with his two cousins Diallo and Dia’wa Peacock and formed the group Top Authority. It didn’t take long for the group to make a name for themselves. In 1993, Top Authority were signed to Dick Griffy’s record label Solar Records. As their first single climbed the charts, Top Authority hit the road and was performing throughout the U.S. for many known artist such as Tupac, Mc Breed, Scarface, Outkast, 8 Ball & MJG, Do or Die and Juvenille to name a few. Sykes toured with the group as their Road Manager. From 1996 to 2002 he worked closely with a young group called Ne-Hy producing and co-writing songs. Sykes continued to co-produce for Mc Breed, 211, and Top Authority. Being the brother of NFL Football Star Andre Rison, Sykes has had his share of seeing different sides of the entertainment business. As VP of Operations at SKeyeland Enterprises he is bringing the talents to the fore front.