Rachid Taha

Rachid Taha

Rachid Taha

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Top Songs

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Barra Barra [Album Version]
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Abdel Kader [Live à Bercy, Paris / 1998]
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Ya Rayah
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Rock El Casbah [Album Version]
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Ida (If...)

Albums

  • Rock'n'Raï

    Apr 2020 • 15 songs

  • Je suis africain

    Sep 2019 • 10 songs

  • Je suis africain

    Jun 2019 • 1 song

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Rachid Taha

Biography

Algerian singer/songwriter Rachid Taha became an iconic revolutionary figure in his adopted French homeland due to his eclectic blend of native rai and chaabi influences, raw punk energy, and rebellious rock & roll attitude. Born in Sig, Mascara Province in Algeria in 1958, Taha emigrated to France with his family at the age of ten. While working in a heating factory in the '70s, he founded his own nightclub, Les Refoules, which played mash-ups of Arabic pop hits over tracks by the likes of Led Zeppelin and Kraftwerk. In 1980, he formed Maghreb punk outfit Carte de Sejour, who...
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