Raïna Raï

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Raïna Raï
راينا راي
Raïna Raï.jpg
logo of the band
Background information
Origin Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria
Genres Raï,[1] rock
Years active 1980–2005
Labels Sadi Disques (France)
HTK Productions (France)
Edition Rachid & Fethi (Algeria)
Musidisc (France)
Members Amine Dahane
Samir Mrabet
Lotfi Attar
Hachemi Djellouli
Abderahmane Dendane
Kada Guebbache
Amine Nouaoui
Past members Tarik Naïmi Chikhi
Kaddour Bouchentouf
Abdellah Terkmani
Djilali Rezkallah[2]

Raïna Raï, (Arabic: راينا راي‎) is an Algerian raï band from Sidi Bel-Abbes. It formed in 1980 in Paris and continues to this day.[3]
The founding members are Tarik Naïmi Chikhi, Kaddour Bouchentouf, Lotfi Attar [4] and Hachemi Djellouli.[5]

History[edit]

The group was established in December 1980 in Paris.

Members[edit]

  • Kada Guebbache : Vocal & Karkabou
  • Hachemi Djellouli : Percussions
  • Lotfi Attar : Former guitar player
  • Reda Gherici : Vocal & Bass Guitar
  • Abderahmane Dendane : Saxophone
  • Nadjib Gherici : Guitare

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Raina Rai, 1982, Sadi Disques.
  • Hagda, 1983, auto-production (HTK Productions) two titles were used in the original soundtrack of the film Tchao Pantin of Claude Berri featuring Coluche.
  • Rana Hna, 1985, Edition Rachid & Fethi.
  • Mama, 1988, Edition Rachid & Fethi.
  • Zaama, 1992, Musidisc.
  • Bye Bye, 2001, Lazer Production.

Lives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koskoff, Ellen, ed. (2008). "Raï". The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. 2. Routledge. p. 806. ISBN 978-0-415-97293-2. 
  2. ^ "Former singer of Raïna Raï band, Djilali Rezkallah died – ksari.com". 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "Raïna Raï presentation – zoom-algerie.com". 2010-10-11. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Lotfi Attar of Raïna Raï – el-annabi.com". 2011-05-17. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. 
  5. ^ "Hachemi Djellouli of Raïna Raï – bel-abbes.info". 2011-05-17. 
  6. ^ "Raïna Raï live in Paris – dzmusique.com". 2011-05-17. Archived from the original on 2011-08-15. 
  7. ^ "Raïna Raï live in Oran – festivalrai.wordpress.com". 2011-05-18. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. 

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