22Bullets is a DJ and producer from Egypt who has made a name for himself in the international dance music scene. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1992, 22Bullets (real name Mohamed Essam) started his music career at a young age, playing guitar and piano in local bands. He was also influenced by electronic music, especially the sounds of French house and progressive house.
In 2012, 22Bullets began producing his own tracks and uploading them to SoundCloud. His unique blend of electro house and Middle Eastern influences caught the attention of audiences worldwide, and he quickly gained a following. In 2015, his remix of the song "Pompeii" by Bastille went viral, racking up millions of plays on YouTube and SoundCloud.
Since then, 22Bullets has released numerous original tracks and remixes on major dance music labels such as Spinnin' Records and Armada Music. His tracks are known for their high-energy beats, catchy melodies, and fusion of Western and Middle Eastern sounds. Some of his most popular tracks include "Tarantino," "Unshakable," and "Goddess of the Moon."
22Bullets has also collaborated with other artists, including Dutch DJ R3hab and Egyptian singer Cairokee. In 2021, he released a collaboration with Dutch DJ Afrojack titled "Boomshakalaka," which has become a dancefloor anthem.
In addition to his music career, 22Bullets is also a philanthropist and entrepreneur. He has launched a non-profit organization called "Bullets for Peace," which aims to provide education and empowerment opportunities for underprivileged children in Egypt. He has also launched a clothing line under the same name, with a portion of the profits going towards the organization's mission.
With his unique sound, high-energy performances, and commitment to making a positive impact, 22Bullets has become one of the most exciting and innovative DJs in the dance music scene. He continues to push the boundaries of the genre and inspire audiences worldwide with his music and his message.