This is definitely a must-listen!! "Abdel Kader" (Arabic: عبد القادر) is an Algerian traditional song made famous by the Algerian raï artist Khaled. It is featured on his 1993 studio album N'ssi N'ssi. After his 1993 original album version, Khaled released a solo live version of "Abdel Kader" in his live album Hafla in 1998. The song gained further popularity after the live performance at Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy by Khaled, Rachid Taha and Faudel. The joint trio live version was included on the 1998 live album 1,2,3 Soleils. I love the opening rhythm--it transports me to the Middle East and really speaks to my roots and the type of music I grew up listening to!