Tarik Ali Mishlawi, known by his stage name Mishlawi, is an American hip-hop performing artist, who grew up in Portugal. Dubbed as "Portuguese Hip Hop's revelation" by La Vanguardia, [1] and commonly referred to as a "TransAtlantic talent", [2] Mishlawi started his musical career on YouTube, before he was discovered by Richie Campbell and subsequently signed to Bridgetown Records, and later by Universal music and Island records.[3][4]

Mishlawi
Solitaire album cover; 2019.
Solitaire album cover; 2019.
Background information
Birth nameTarik Mishlawi
Born (1996-09-25) September 25, 1996 (age 25)
United States
OriginCascais, Portuguese Riviera
Genreship hop
Years active2014-present
LabelsBridgetown Records
Associated actsRichie Campbell

Mishlawi has become a popular performing artist at many of Portugal's prominent music festivals, including the world famous MEO Sudoeste festival.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Personal lifeEdit

Tarik Ali Mishlawi was born in the United States,[12] but moved to Cascais, Portugal, on the Portuguese Riviera.[13] He attended the Carlucci American International School of Lisbon until graduating high school,[14] after which he attended American University, in Washington, DC, for two years, before attending the Point Blank Music School in London.[15]

DiscographyEdit

MixtapesEdit

  • Wiz Kid - 2014

SinglesEdit

  • "All Night" - 2016
  • "Always on My Mind" - 2016
  • "Limbo" - 2016
  • "Time" - featuring Zara G; 2016
  • "Boohoo" - featuring Richie Campbell; 2016
  • "Turn Back" - 2017
  • "What's Happening" - produced by Zander, King Fuh; 2017
  • "Ignore" - 2017
  • "Afterthought" - featuring Trace Nova; 2017
  • "FMR" - 2018
  • "Homies & Pythons" - 2018
  • "Rain" - with Richie Campbell and Plutónio; 2018
  • "Bad Intentions" - 2018
  • "Uber Driver" - 2019
  • "Audemars" - featuring Nasty C; 2019
  • "Hotel" - feat gson (prod. davwave); 2020
  • "Break It" - prod. davwave; 2020
  • "Growing Pains" - 2020

AlbumsEdit

  • Mishlawi EP - 2018
  • Solitaire - 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Los británicos Jamiroquai actuarán en el festival luso MEO Sudoeste". La Vanguardia. 17 January 2017.
  2. ^ Correia, Goncalo (1 July 2017). "Um talento transatlântico passa por Águeda". Sábado.
  3. ^ Bule, Filipa (9 May 2015). "O Festival Monte Verde realiza-se de 11 a 15 de agosto e tem lugar na Ribeira Grande (Açores)". Arte Sonora.
  4. ^ Vieira, Mario Rui (8 August 2016). "Sangue novo no MEO Sudoeste: April Ivy, Átoa, Neev e Mishlawi". Blitz.
  5. ^ Varzim, Tiago (23 December 2016). "Two Door Cinema Club confirmados para o MEO Sudoeste 2017". Arte Sonora.
  6. ^ "Festival do Crato anuncia Ky-Mani Marley e Mishlawi para 22 de Agosto". MusicFestPT. 20 June 2017.
  7. ^ Rodrigues, Elisabete (25 July 2017). "Festival F junta músicos portugueses de várias gerações em três dias de concertos". Sul Informacao.
  8. ^ "Programação completa do Palco Santa Casa no MEO Sudoeste 2016". MusicFestPT. 1 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Passatempo SA: Piruka e Mishlawi atuam hoje… e nós temos bilhetes para dar". Sul Informacao. 10 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Marshmello no MEO Sudoeste". Blitz. 22 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Mishlawi, D.A.M.A e Lost Frequencies animaram as hostes da primeira noite do Enterro da Gata'17". Correio do Minho. 14 May 2017.
  12. ^ Patricio, Joao (27 November 2016). "Casulo #107: Mishlawi e Merk". Espalha Factos.
  13. ^ Brandao, Marco (22 March 2016). "Mishlawi dos EUA ate a Bridgetown de Richie Campbell".
  14. ^ "CAISL Commencement 2014". Carlucci American International School of Lisbon. 6 June 2014.
  15. ^ Cruz, Annalise (4 August 2014). "Tarik Mishlawi '18: Rising Hip Hop Music Sensation". Her Campus.

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