Friday, February 24, 2017

Sing of the City: Khaled and "Wahrane"

Today's random song is by by Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, an Algerian raï singer and songwriter known by his stage name Khaled. He started recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled and since has become a superstar and the most well-known Algerian performer in the world - he is usually labeled "The King of Raï." This song, Wahrane, can be found on his 1994 album Khaled. The song is about his native city of Oran.