Khaled

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Birthday
29, 1960
Birthplace
Oran, Algeria
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
29, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Oran, Algeria

About

Algerian singer and multi-instrumentalist whose work in the rai subgenre of folk music has earned him the title of "King of Rai." He is the author of a number of the movement's most famous songs, including "Didi," and has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide.

Before Fame

He grew up in the neighborhood of Eckmuhl and founded the band Cinq Etoiles at age fourteen.

Trivia

The title track from his 2012 album C'est la Vie broke records for iTunes downloads in both Europe and Canada.

Family Life

His full name is Khaled Hadj Ibrahim. He married Samira Diabi in 1995, with whom he has four daughters and one son.

Associated With

He sang the song "La Poupee Qui Fait Non" with French singer Mylene Farmer on his 1997 live album Live a Bercy.