MHD’s new album 19, due out September 19 on Motown Records, is available for preorder today. The highly anticipated new album was named for Paris’ 19th arrondissement where MHD grew up and features an international cast including Diplo, Stefflon Don, Wizkid, Stromae, Salif Keita, Dadju, Yemi Alade, Orelsan and Koys.
MHD also recently debuted the video teaser for 19
, which is soundtracked by the album’s opener, “Intro Mansa” featuring Salif Keita. Watch it here
Previously, MHD shared singles “Bella
” featuring Nigerian vocalist Wizkid and “Bodyguard
,” which has been streamed more than eleven million times to date.
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.
follows MHD’s 2016 self-titled, internationally Platinum-certified debut album, as well as hits including “Bravo
.” MHD’s music mixes African instrumentation and trap beats. His catalogue has over 275 million streams on Spotify and 800 million views on YouTube.
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.