Rhys Thomas Sylvester (born 2 March 1992), known professionally as Mist (stylised as MIST) is an English rapper from Birmingham. After being released from prison in 2015, he began pursuing a career in music, releasing a number of freestyles throughout the year before releasing his debut EP, M I S to the T, in 2016. His second EP, Diamond in the Dirt, was released in February 2018 and peaked at number 5 on the UK Albums Chart.

Mist was born Rhys Thomas Sylvester on March 2, 1992 in Erdington, a suburb of Birmingham, England to parents of Caribbean descent who lived in a predominately Asian community. His father was a guitarist, and at one point appeared on Top of the Pops. At a young age, he began taking an interest in rap music and would listen to Busta Rhymes, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, and Puff Daddy as a child. After his older brother moved out of the house, Sylvester moved into his bedroom and began experimenting with his music equipment, making beats and writing some of his own rhymes to go with them.

In 2015 Mist began pursuing a career in music, releasing his first freestyles to YouTube in June of the same year. His debut EP, M I S to the T, was released in September 2016. It broke into the UK charts, peaking at number 75. Shortly after, Mist was signed to Warner Bros. Records and given his own imprint, Sickmade Ent. Throughout 2016 and 2017, he released a number of singles through the label, including Madness, Hot Property and Marijuana featuring Chip.

In February 2018, Mist released his second EP, Diamond in the Dirt, featuring collaborations with Mostack, Nines, and Not3s. The EP peaked at number 4 on the UK Albums Chart and remained on the chart for 6 weeks.

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