Abderrahmane Abdelli (born April 2, 1958) is an Algerian-born author, composer, and singer songwriter known for mixing the traditional African style of his homeland with modern styles.
Abdelli was born in Mechta Behalil, a hamlet in the Great Kabylie, Algeria, during the Algerian War of Independence. His family was displaced by the bombing of their village, Kennour, part of the Tizi Ouzou Province, by the French airforce. After the war, Abdelli's family settled in the coastal town of Dellys. Read more on Last.fm