Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Saharan King: Khaled and "Ki Kounti"

Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, an Algerian raï singer and songwriter known by his stage name Khaled, brings us the random song for today. 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, Ki Kounti, can be found on his 1997 album Sahra.