Travis Tremayne Tyler, (born March 17, 1977) better known by the stage name Thi’sl is an American Christian hip hop producer and songwriter from St. Louis, Missouri. In 2007 Thi’sl was signed to the record label X-Hustler where he recorded three studio albums, After This House, I Shall Live, Chronicles of an X-Hustler and Beautiful Monster. In 2012 he was featured on Lecrae’s album Gravity which won a Grammy award.
Travis Tremayne Tyler was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on March 17, 1977. As a baby, Thi’sl and his family moved to St. Louis, Missouri where at the age of 14 Thi’sl started rapping. Under the name Uncle Y, he recorded his first demo, however, his album was influenced by the gang activity which he was involved in. After living and rapping about street life, Thi’sl eventually straightened up his life and devoted it to positive rapping.
Thi’sl has been involved helping in the community of Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting of an 18-year-old man, Michael Brown. He recently addressed the public about justice issues in the St. Louis, Missouri area and he put together a peace response, calling out the community and church to take part in the healing of the community. On December 13, 2014, Thi’sl teamed up with Bubba Watson and donated $25,000 to repair vandalism and stolen technology at local Ferguson school Griffith Elementary.