Mhysa. Photo by Naima Green
American queer black diva Mhysa is from Prince George’s County, Maryland. Her 2017 debut album Fantasii (Halcyon Veil) made it into many end of year charts. She followed it up by touring her live audiovisual experience across Europe and the Americas, including festival appearances at Corridor in Seattle, NRML in Mexico City, Borealis in Bergen, Rewire in The Hague, Counterflows in Glasgow, and Donau in Krems.
Of Fantasii, Mhysa says: “This debut album is an epic poem, like a reverse Dante’s Inferno, where I take the listener higher, upward through my hopes, dreams, inspirations and desires. It represents my love for black women and femmes, as the stories are all told from our perspectives.”