Algeria

1970s Algerian Folk and Pop

Most people know Algerian music because of raï. One of the Arab world’s most celebrated sounds, it first emerged as a regional folk style in the 1930s and has since evolved into a global pop sound, featuring elements of anything ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18761/1970s-algerian-folk-and-pop/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Guest Bloggers Around the World: Algerian Music Beyond Borders

Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts from bloggers around the world, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our first installment comes from Algeria, where Karim Meskia has written a guide to ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18633/when-algerian-music-travels-beyond-its-frontiers/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Guest Bloggers Around the World: Algerian Music Beyond Borders

Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts from bloggers around the world, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our first installment comes from Algeria, where Karim Meskia has written a guide to ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18633/when-algerian-music-travels-beyond-its-frontiers/"> Read more &#187;</a>

1970s Algerian Folk and Pop

Most people know Algerian music because of raï. One of the Arab world’s most celebrated sounds, it first emerged as a regional folk style in the 1930s and has since evolved into a global pop sound, featuring elements of anything ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18761/1970s-algerian-folk-and-pop/"> Read more &#187;</a>