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Rachid Taha. Photo by @Kmeron (Flickr/Creative Commons).

Remembering Rachid Taha, Pioneer Algerian Musician

Rachid Taha paired potent lyrics with the rebellion of Rai and punk to create music most artists can only dream of.

Rachid Taha very sadly stopped breathing this week. He has gone the same way as so many great artists of the sacred pre-internet era. All of them loosening their tethers with the material world. Dying off, yet leaving behind their voices, the cryptic secrets of their souls well preserved for future generations.

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