Rap and R&B artist Rece Beast, whose real name is Tyrece Jasper, is due to release his debut album My
Struggle My Pain My Life this June.
Growing up in Omaha in a single-parent household with his brother and three sisters, Tyrece witnessed the
darker side of society. From gangs and drugs to prostitution, he was exposed from a young age to violent
Tyrece soon found himself associated with the wrong crowd and got caught up in robberies, car thefts and
shoot-outs. On February 25th 2005, Tyrece’s fifteenth birthday, his uncle Terry Jasper and his girlfriend were
shot to death as they slept. A short while later Tyrece’s cousin Bacon was almost murdered. These two horrific
life-changing experiences were the catalyst for the transformation of Tyrece’s life.
On March 8th 2010 T