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Layzie Bone
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Birth name

Steven Howse

Also known sa



September 23, 1975 (1975-09-23) (age 45)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.


Hip hop

Years active



Ruthless Records (2000-2001)
X-Ray Records (2005)
Mo Thugs Records (2005-2007)
Siccnes.net (2005-2008)
B-Dub Records (2006)
PMC Music Group (2006-2008)
Hi Power Entertainment (2008-2009)
RBC Records (2011)
Knuckles Entertainment (2011)
Harmony Howse Entertainment (2011-present)

Associated acts

A.K., Big Sloan, Bone Brothers, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Young Noble

Steven Howse (born September 23, 1975), better known by his stage name Layzie Bone, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio. He is best known for being a member of the hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Howse is the younger brother of fellow group member Flesh-n-Bone and cousin of Wish Bone. He is also a member of the group Bone Brothers and the CEO of his record label Harmony Howse Entertainment.


Studio albums[]

  • 2001: Thug by Nature
  • 2005: It's Not a Game
  • 2006: The New Revolution
  • 2006: Cleveland
  • 2007: Startin' from Scratch: How a Thug Was Born
  • 2008: Thugz Nation
  • 2011: The Definition
  • 2011: The Meaning
  • 2019: Lost & Found

Collaborative albums[]

  • 2006: Thug Brothers (with Young Noble)
  • 2008: Finally (with A.K.)
  • 2009: Thug Twinz (with Big Sloan)