N'ssi N'ssi The wild man of Algerian boogie melds his rai howls with fat-bottomed American pop-funk to far better effect on N'ssi N'ssi than on 1991's Khaled… N'ssi N'ssi The wild man of Algerian boogie melds his rai howls with fat-bottomed American pop-funk to far better effect on N'ssi N'ssi than on 1991's Khaled… Khaled World
Music Review

N'ssi N'ssi

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Khaled; Genre: World

The wild man of Algerian boogie melds his rai howls with fat-bottomed American pop-funk to far better effect on N'ssi N'ssi than on 1991's Khaled. Don Was again twirls the knobs on some cuts, and Khaled's voice rockets over it all, improvising lyrics about party brawls and romantic madness. No wonder he's banned from playing in his homeland; he's North Africa's own Elvis the Pelvis. A-

Originally posted Mar 25, 1994 Published in issue #215 Mar 25, 1994 Order article reprints
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