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Rachid Taha

voc, bvoc, 1958-2018 FR, Sig
World and Folk

Born 18th of September 1958 in Saint-Denis-du-Sig (today Sig), near Oran, Algeria. Died during the night of Tuesday 11th of September 2018 to Wednesday 12th of September in Les Lilas (Seine-Saint-Denis), his Parisian home, of a heart attack. Algerian artist, founder of pioneer French Arabic rock band Carte De Séjour, grew up in the Lyon suburbs in France and invented a sort of Rock n' Raï music style.

  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • World
  • Folk
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Ya Rayah on Carte Blanche by Rachid Taha
Abdel Kader - Live à Bercy, Paris / 1998 on Rock'n'Raï by Rachid Taha
Barra Barra on Made In Medina by Rachid Taha
Écoute-moi camarade on Rock'n'Raï by Rachid Taha
Rock El Casbah on Rock'n'Raï by Rachid Taha
Ya Rayah - Live à Bercy, Paris / 1998 on 1, 2, 3 Soleils by Khaled, Rachid Taha & Faudel
Ya Rayah (Win Msafer) on Ya Rayah by Francis Mercier, Rachid Taha & Clyde P
Didi on 1, 2, 3 Soleils by Khaled, Rachid Taha & Faudel
Bonjour on Bonjour by Rachid Taha
Minouche on Je suis africain by Rachid Taha

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
ZoomRachid Taha2013Album
Cheba Louisa Bande Originale Du Film (Musique Originale De Rachid Taha)Rachid Taha2013Album
Voilà Voilà Le Best OfRachid Taha2011Compil.
BonjourRachid Taha2009Album
The Black SessionsRachid Taha2009Album
The Definitive CollectionRachid Taha2007Compil.
Écoute-Moi CamaradeRachid Taha2006Single
Diwan 2Rachid Taha2006Album
African Soul Rebels * The Sampler * UK Tour 2005Rachid Taha, Tinariwen, Daara J2005Album
Diwân / LiveRachid Taha2005Compil.
TékitoiRachid Taha2004Album
Tekitoi ?Rachid Taha2004Album
Rock El CasbahRachid Taha2004Album
LiveRachid Taha2001Album
Tékitoi ?Rachid Taha, Christian Olivier2001Single
LiveRachid Taha2001Album
Made In MedinaRachid Taha2000Single
Made In MedinaRachid Taha2000Album
Made In Medina / Ole OleRachid Taha2000Compil.
Ach AdaniRachid Taha1999Album
IdaRachid Taha1998Single
Abdel KaderRachid Taha + Khaled + Faudel1998Single
1, 2, 3 SoleilsRachid Taha + Khaled + Faudel1998Album
DiwânRachid Taha1998Album
Carte BlancheRachid Taha & Carte De Séjour1997Compil.
Ya RayahRachid Taha1997Single
Kelma (Remixes By Roger Sanchez)Rachid Taha1996Album
BleuRachid Taha1996Single
Non Non NonRachid Taha1996Single
Olé, OléRachid Taha1995Album
Rachid Taha/UntittledRachid Taha1995Compil.
Indie (1+1+1...)Rachid Taha / Bruno Maman1995Single
From The Quango Compilation: Going Global Series: Viola!Khaled / Rachid Taha / Mory Kanté1995Compil.
Voilà, Voilà Que Ça RecommenceRachid Taha1993Single
Rachid TahaRachid Taha1993Album
IndieRachid Taha1993Single
BarbèsRachid Taha1990Single
BarbèsRachid Taha1990Album
ConfianceRachid Taha1990Album
Barra BarraRachid TahaAlbum
Kelma / Non Non NonRachid TahaAlbum
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