Snypaz are a Chicago hip hop group formed in 1993. Their first release was the 1995 cassette tape Ridin' High; their 1996 EP, My Life as a Snypa, sold 80,000 copies. Relocating to Houston, TX, the group recorded tracks with Do or Die for their album Headz or Tailz, and soon after appeared on Scarface's 1998 album, My Homies. In 2001, Snypaz signed with Virgin Records and issued their major-label debut, Livin' in the Scope. This album peaked at #141 on the Billboard 200.