Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, better known as Khaled, is an Algerian raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Oran in the square of Eckmühl in Algeria. He was officially offered Moroccan citizenship by a royal decree issued on 20 August 2013. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled and has become the most internationally famous Algerian singer in the Arab world and across many continents. His popularity has earned him the unofficial title "King of Raï". His most famous songs are "Didi", "Aïcha" and "C'est la vie".