Moroccan-born, Cheba Maria move to France in 1998 in order to make her musical career take off.
Based in Toulouse, Cheba Maria charmed auditors with a strong voice and a joyful personality. Many artists were delighted to host her in their shows. Thus, she sang alongside Cheb Rachid « Enta Ould Bladi » in 1998 which was sold thousands of copies in many countries and especially in Morocco where Cheba Maria is more beloved.
In 1999, Cheba Maria gave her public a new hit « Amalek a Zine », « Zinek Khater » in 2000 and « Rani Mghamra » in 2001.
After having released « Jenetinie » 2003, Cheba Maria participated to the album Rain'b Fever by the single «Mon Bled » with Mohamed lamine and Rohff. The album sold 250.000 copies earned her a Sony Music contract and a first Gold.
Featured with Hamid Bouchnak, Cheba Maria released in 2006 another big hit "Omry".