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Part of a series on the Culture of Algeria History Maritime history • Military history • Economic history People Languages Arabic • Berber Traditions Gender roles Mythology and folklore Mythology, Cuisine Couscous • Karantita • Makroudh • Merguez • Pastilla • Wine • more Festivals Public holidays • International Arab Film Festival • Sahara International Film Festival Religion Christianity (Roman Catholicism) • Islam • Judaism • more Literature Writers • more Music and performing arts Music, Media CinemaFilms • Newspapers • more, Sport Basketball (national team) • Football • Olympics • Rugby union (national team) • Tennis (Davis Cup team) • Tennis (Fed Cup team) • more Monuments World Heritage SitesMadghacen • more, Symbols Flag, Coat of armsmore, Culture portal, Algeria portal, v, t, e, Khaled Hadj Ibrahim (Arabic: خالد حاج ابراهيم‎, born 29 February 1960), better known as Khaled, is a raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Oran in the square of Eckmühl in Algeria. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled (Arabic for "Young Man" Khaled, as opposed to the traditionalist Sheikh elders) and has become the most internationally famous Algerian singer in the Arab world and across many continents. His popularity has earned him the unofficial title "King of Raï". His most famous songs are "Didi", "Aïcha" and "C'est la vie". International audience edit: Cheb Khaled's signature song, "Didi", became extremely popular in the Arabic-speaking countries and also in several other continents, including Europe, where it entered top charts in France, Belgium and Spain, and in Asia, including India and Pakistan. The song was also used in a Bollywood film titled Shreeman Aashiq. Khaled and Don Was appeared on the The Tonight Show on February 4, 1993.

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