Cheb Hasni
Favorite

Cheb Hasni

Latest Release

Tal Ghyabek Ya Ghzali album art

Top Songs

1
Ayite njareb
2
Aam esena
3
Cheb rassi
4
Nachak fiha wana maskine
5
Malit maak sidi rabi

Albums

About

Cheb Hasni

Biography

The tragic murder of vocalist Cheb Hasni (born Hasni Chakroun) by members of a national terrorist unit had a profound effect on the evolution of rai, Algeria's popular dance music. According to Algerian writer Aziz Chouki, "(Hasni's) murder changed the texts. It transformed the rai scene into a protest movement." Strongly opposed by Algeria's oppressive military regime during the civil war that swept through the Middle Eastern country, Hasni's songs, which advocated open express... Read more

Chat About Cheb Hasni

For You