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Khaled's pièce de résistance,
This review is from: KHALED / SAHRA (Audio CD)
Khaled is known worldwide as the "King of Raï" and has become the most internationally famous Algerian singer in the Arab World and across many continents. "Sahra" published in 1996 is in my opinion his most accomplished album to date and has lost nothing of his freshness today. It includes his most known hit "Aïcha" but also the all time live favourites such as "Sahra", "Wahrane, Wahrane" or "Ki Kounti" and the remix of his first big hit - "Didi" (performed at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa).
The music goes beyond the traditional raï limitations, Khaled is taking the most of other genres: hip hop, reggae or contemporary French music. Fantastic arrangements, great production and powerful vocals make this album a must in every world music fan collection.