Rachid Baba Ahmed

Musical Artist

1946 – 1995

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Who was Rachid Baba Ahmed?

Rachid Baba Ahmed was an Algerian musical producer involved in the regional genre known as raï. He was credited with the international popularization of the genre in 1976, through the new pop raï, with a delicate and sophisticated blend of electronic instrumentation. He was also credited with the development of pop raï during the 1970s and 1980s, the performers of which are called cheb or chaba.

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Born
Aug 20, 1946
Died
Feb 15, 1995
Algeria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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