Brit rapper Mist says he’s ‘recovering well and ready to make more hits’ after being blasted by armed robbers who stole his jewellery

BRITISH rapper Mist has said he is “recovering well and ready to make more hits” as he published a video of himself limping with a bandage on his left leg.

He was filmed by a friend walking across a room with the bandage over his left leg where he was shot as his summer anthem ‘So High’ featuring fellow rapper Fredo played in the background.

Mist said he was making a strong recovery and was ready to record more hits
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Mist displayed the injury to his leg

The caption on the video read: “I was last year and I’m still the guy.”

The 27-year-old, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, was rushed to Faro Hospital by friends after being shot at a rented villa in the parish of Almancil on the Algarve.

His pals told police two men with Irish accents had broken into the property before taking valuables including a mobile phone and passport belonging to the Birmingham-born award-winning rapper.
Portuguese police said late yesterday/on Wednesday they were still investigating the 11pm Tuesday night incident.
A spokesman confirmed they were hunting two English-speaking men, but added: “The modus operandi of the suspects does not fit the typical sort of robbery, with nothing having been moved or taken from inside the property apartment from the victim’s personal belongings.
“Investigations are continuing.”
Mist, who has served time in prison in the UK, posted a picture of him smiling and doing a thumbs up on social media this morning and said: “Received the maddest love in the last two days.
“Thank you everyone for having me in your prayers and sending your messages.
“Moments like this make you realise what’s important I’m here, recovering well, ready to make more hits.
“Your karlas back in full action, nothin can hold me down. Sticks and stones might break your bones but this karlas back and active.”
He finished his message with the hashtag #whatdosentkillyoumakesyoustronger

The award-winning British rapper was shot at a luxury Algarve villa during a suspected robbery.

The burglars are said to have taken the 27-year-old’s passport, phones and jewels during the apparent break-in.

Mist (right) posted this photo just after performing in Portugal
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Mist (right) posted this photo just after performing in Portugal and days before the alleged robbery[/caption]

He was reportedly rushed to hospital after being shot at a luxury Algarve villa
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He was reportedly rushed to hospital after being shot at a luxury Algarve villa[/caption]

The drama occurred inside a villa outside the upmarket Quinta do Lago resort which is a favourite of former footballers Steven Gerrard and John Terry.

Birmingham-born Mist, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, was driven to Faro Hospital in a white Mercedes by two friends.

The pals, a man and a woman, reported to police at the hospital that he was shot in the leg around 10pm last night during a robbery committed by two or three men with an Irish accent inside the rented villa.

Heavily-armed officers from two police forces, the GNR and PJ, went to the villa and forced entry to make sure the suspected burglars were not still inside.

Hospital officials and police have yet to release about information about the condition of the rapper, a Mobo award winner whose February 2018-released second EP Diamond in the Dirt peaked at number four on the UK Albums Chart.

Three songs from the EP also entered the UK Singles Chart.

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Officers from a GNR rapid response unit, known in Portuguese as a Unidade de Intervencao, were tasked with making sure no armed intruders were inside

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Police insured the property was safe for police investigators and scenes-of-crime officers to enter[/caption]

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The large response came after a late-night drama yesterday, which ended with Mist, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, being shot in the leg[/caption]

Birmingham-born Mist, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, was driven to Faro Hospital by two friends
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Birmingham-born Mist, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, was driven to Faro Hospital by two friends[/caption]

His second EP Diamond in the Dirt peaked at number four on the UK Albums Chart
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His second EP Diamond in the Dirt peaked at number four on the UK Albums Chart[/caption]

Mist, who was sentenced to 14 months in prison in October 2014 after being caught driving without a licence following a police chase, performed at the Afro Nation Festival in the Algarve resort of Praia da Roche at the start of the month.

He posted a photo of himself, bare-chested and showing off his impressive biceps the same day he performed.

In an interview after taking to the stage, he said: “It’s been a beautiful experience, really nice. I’ve missed my flight back a couple of times so it must have been good. It wasn’t intentional. That’s all I can say for the camera.”

Mist spoke about his transformation from prison inmate to music star shortly after his release from HM Prison Birmingham in an interview last year.

The rapper, whose guitarist dad played in a band that performed on Top of the Pops, said: “A lot of people say prison makes or breaks you. I can say it made me. It made me look at life differently. I valued things that I never valued before in my life.

“I just looked at life from a different angle, and I kind of stepped back from all that fast-paced living and started living just for one day and actually looking at where I want to be in life and in my future. It made me, man. It gave me a drive. I feel like before I went to prison, I never had a purpose.”

Sources at Faro Hospital Sylvester had now left the hospital. It was not made clear when he left, and whether he had discharged himself or had been given the okay to leave by doctors.
Police have not made any official comment yet about the apparent break-in but one source said “it’s all very odd.”
However, the Brit is expected to be asked to make a formal police statement as part of the ongoing investigation.

Mist spoke about his transformation from inmate to music star shortly after his release from prison
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Mist spoke about his transformation from inmate to music star shortly after his release from prison[/caption]

Hospital officials and police have yet to release about information about the condition of the rapper
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Hospital officials and police have yet to release about information about the condition of the rapper[/caption]


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