Si Lemhaf is a tunisian musical and visual project created in 2009 by the electronic producers Mehdi and Mondher, both are born in Tunis and moved to Munich, Germany in 2004 to accomplish their studies and enlarge their knowledge and musical talent.
The project consists of Si Lemhaf’s music itself and an extensive fictional universe depicting a real “Teddy Bear” as a mascot. „Lemhaf“ is an old tunisian word and means “Smart, astucious, like a fox” .. later on, the word „Si“ (means Mister) has been added to Lemhaf. Si Lemhaf = Mr. Smart, refers to the Teddy Bear.
Mehdi is singer/songwriter and composer.
Mondher plays guitar and percussions.
Together they produce, mix and manage their own releases.
Si Lemhaf gained a large online following through combining elements of Synthie pop, Pop Rock, Electronic, Hip Hop and Dubstep with tunisian lyrics, posted in a form of appropriate and creative animation videos. The duo is also credited with producing songs that are considered as “The birth of the tunisian Pop Music”, they were pioneers at bringing the electronic genre to the forefront of the tunisian culture.