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Azeddine Chergui and Hassan Bourara

Moroccan singer, was born to a conservative “Berber” family in Timnar, in the province of Haha south of Essaouira in central Morocco. Her real name is Fatima Banou. Known and distinguished from an older artist by the title of “Raissa Tihihit Imzine” (“Little Tihihit”), she is one of the pioneer female icons on the Amazigh art scene.

Her artistic debut dates back to 1983 Singer dancer actress and designer of her own costumes and those of her female band members Tihihit is an accomplished artist with immense talents and unparalleled popularity within and beyond Moroccan borders However her status as a star did not come without its share of pain Indeed her personal story is a fairy tale of sorts reminiscent of a star is born movie At the age of fourteen Tihihit was married off to a cousin The failed match left its scars on her abused beaten ...