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Radio Dzair Chaabia


Chaabi (from the Arabic الشعبي) is an Algerian musical genre, born in Algiers in the early 20th century. Chaabi means “popular” in Arabic (شعب, šaʿab, “people”), it’s one of the most popular musical genres in Algeria. It derives from Arabo-Andalusian music. Among its great representatives are El Hadj M’Hamed El Anka also known as The Cardinal, El Hachemi Guerouabi, and Amar Ezzahi.