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Rai

Rai is a form of folk music, originated in Oran, Algeria[?] by Bedouin shepherds, mixed with Spanish, French, African-American[?] and Arabic musical forms.

In recent decades, a form of pop-oriented rai has become popular throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.



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