Chaabi (Morocco)

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Not to be confused with Algerian Chaabi.

Chaabi refers to several types of popular music of Morocco, combining rural and urban folk music.

Rural varieties include Jerra and Aïta. Several artists performing this genre are known, such as Hajib, Stati, Najat Aatabou, Senhaji and Khalid Bennani.

Urban varieties are called Sahli. They are performed by the few Urban and Jewish artists, such as Abdessadeq Cheqara, Haim Botbol and Pinhas Cohen.

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