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Abdel Ali Slimani

Abdel Ali Slimani
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Genre: World
Biography: Rai singer Abdel Ali Slimani was raised in El Anasser, Algeria, where as a teen he learned guitar and performed as a drummer at soccer matches. Finding little opportunity for musicians in his native land, he went to Paris in 1982; after a subsequent move to London, Slimani found work as a club DJ before ...Read full biography
Released: 1996
Label: EMI
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To say Mraya is a vision of Algerian rai refracted through a sympathetic British prism sounds like a harsh criticism, but it's true. Abdel Ali Slimani has sung with bassist Jah Wobble, and he returns the ...Read full review
Released: 2003
Label: Le Chant du Monde
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More Abdel Ali Slimani albums: Main Albums (2)