MHD is Mohamed Sylla, a French artist of half Guinean and half Senegalese descent. In 2015, MHD was working delivering pizzas when he began posting videos of his original freestyles on YouTube. His videos quickly went viral, attracting the attention of artists, tastemakers and professional athletes around the globe, including Drake, Stormzy, Paul Pogba of Manchester United and more. In April 2016, he released his self-titled debut album to much critical acclaim. MHD reached #2 on the French charts and has since gone double platinum.
An Afro Trap pioneer, MHD is set to tour the world next year following appearances at Coachella and every major European festival. Dates include Paris’ 20,000 seat Accor Hotel Arena on March 29, 2019, with many more to be announced worldwide.
In addition to this, the French rapper has announced a headline show in London at O2 Forum Kentish Town on Wednesday 14th November. Tickets are on sale now.