CAIRO - 19 February 2019: Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred recalled his childhood memories with his fans as he posted a picture on Instagram in which he stood next to his mother. Lamjarred appeared to be wearing his father’s shoes.
The image impressed many of his followers on Instagram, noting that his features did not change over time. Lamjarred captioned the picture “I love you mama!”
Saad Lamjarred is a Moroccan pop singer, dancer, singer-songwriter, actor and record producer. His song, "M3alllem" is the highest viewed Arabic song on YouTube with 710 million views as of 2019.
Lamjarred was born to Bachir Abdou, a Moroccan classical singer, and Nezha Regragui, an actress and comedian.
From an early age, Lamjarred had a special interest in playing the piano, as well as singing as early as the age of four.
He then went on to study at the Conservatory of Music in Rabat, where he studied music, art theory and dance. He would perform many productions wherein he would collaborate with his father.
The famed artist moved to the US in 2001 and cites this as one of the main sources of inspiration for his music, crediting the experience for exposing him to western music and having a defining effect on his style and the type of artist he wanted to identify as.