Cheb Rayan, Moroccan Raï singer was born in Tangiers, Morocco.
Cheb Rayan grew up in the north of Moroccan. Seduced by Cheb Hasni’s style, he dreamed about singing career.
After albums with a moderate success, Cheb Rayan made a duet with female singer Rima. The song “Dana Dana” was a smash hit as successful in Arab Maghreb as all over the world among Moroccan and Algerian immigrants.
Cheb Rayan is reputed to have some of Cheb Hasni’s style which reputation earned him a huge audience among the late Algerian artist fans.