Soultouane Benjadid was born in Fontenay-aux-Roses, (Hauts-de-Seine), France and resided in quartier Tertres-Cuverons in Bagneux, Hauts-de-Seine, where he started rapping at a very young age. In 1997, just 10, he presented his first lyrics to his brother H de l'île who was already a member of the hip hop collective Bagneux Instance Glauque (also including Diam's, Explicit Samouraï of Saïan Supa Crew and others).In 2004, age 17, he released his demo and started cooperating with artists like Ks de l'île, 5ème Grif, La Sente, Le Système Auditif. With Ibrahim (I.B.R.), he formed a hip hop duo Holster
taking the name Sultan du Holster. He found success with his release "92", a remake of Rohff hit "94". 92 refers to the different neighborhoods where he was living. He followed that in 2006 with his street album Mode crime
with sales of 1500 copies sold. The track "Tah" gained great fame making him a noted artist in French rap. He also contributed the track "Mon peura arrache tout" and "Quoi qu'il arrive" that appeared in the compilation Talents fâchés 4
by Ikbal Vockal. Other tracks appeared on compilations like Ghetto truand
and Rap Impact
. He also contributed to rap mixtape project Frontline in 2007. He posted online "Trahison" in answer to Diam's featuring Vitaa release "Confessions nocturnes".His official street album of 17 tracks called La Sul'tendance
with the track "Quoi qu'il arrive" becoming the first single from the album in October 2009. The release was on Impact Records, an independent label he established with DJ Skorp and Mike.This was followed in October 2010 by another street album Tah You Ken!
. Further tracks appeared on 2011 compilation Capitale du crime 3
(a La Fouine project) and in Booska Tape Vol. 1
. He signed a contract with S-Kal Records in July 2011.In 2012, he released his album Des jours meilleurs
(originally named Le Cercle des incompris
). The track "4 étoiles" featuring Rohff has become a great success for him. "4 étoiles" refers to the four stars on the flag of Comoros. Rohff, like Sultan, is from the Comoros. The music video released on 22 June 2012 was filmed in Brazil. The single reached #45 in France. The album Des jours meilleurs
released on 5 November 2012 has reached #15 in the French Albums Chart in its first week of release.