Idir, Berber without borders – Culture / Next

Seghir Lazri is a sociologist. He works in particular on the social vulnerability of athletes in the “Sociosports” column on In this text, he pays tribute to the singer Idir, who disappeared on Saturday. “With him, part of my childhood, my culture and my identity went away …”, he reacted on Twitter. The disappearance […]

Singer Idir, star of Berber music, dies

EFE Paris Updated:05/03/2020 17: 13h save Idir, stage name of the Berber singer Hamid Cheriet, who was born in Algeria in 1949 and had been in France for nearly 45 years, he passed away Saturday night to Sunday, his family announced on Facebook. In your account Twitter, the Berbère Télévision channel indicated that Idir died […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

When Idir the Kabyle felt the Celtic soul in Brittany …

Algerian singer Idir, who was one of the main ambassadors of Kabyle song around the world and the performer of the famous “A Vava Inouva”, died on Saturday at the age of 70. We are republishing this interview he gave us in 2008 when he came to Lorient interceltic festival. Redneck. “I feel close to […]