Rock’n’raï icon Rachid Taha made a much-awaited Mick Jones of The Clash, Agnès B and Eric Cantona.
Singer-songwriter Souad Massi has been hailed as Maghreb's answer to Tracy Chapman. Capable of fusing everything from chaâbi to American folk rock and Portuguese fado, while mixing electric and acoustic instruments with her haunting vocals, Souad’s melancholic ballads bear the imprint of Algeria's troubled recent past.
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