Khaled Song Lyrics

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Khaled Bio

Khaled Hadj Ibrahim (born 29 February 1960), better known as Khaled, is a raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Sidi El Houari in Oran Province of 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".

In 1992 (see 1992 in music), after dropping "Cheb" from his name, he released his self titled album Khaled, which established his popularity in France  and among maghrebian emigrants around the world and sold over a million copies in Europe alone, an estimated 7 million worldwide, and he scored an even bigger hit with his love song Aicha in 1996. His audience has continued to expand throughout the 1990s, and he has collaborated with several hip hop artists. Khaled had achieved superstar status in France, his homeland Algeria and the Arab world.


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