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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

African Music Post: Khaled

Musician: Khaled
Title: Didi
Country: Algeria

Khaled Hadj Brahim better known as Khaled, is a rai singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Sidi-El-Houari in Algeria. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled(Arabic for "Young man Khaled") and has become the most internationally famous Algerian singer in the Arab World and across many continents. His popularity has earned him the unofficial title "King of Raï". His most famous songs are "Aïcha" and "Didi".