Ali B (Dutch rapper of Moroccan descent)
Legal name: Ali Bouali
Ali B (real name Ali Bouali) is a Dutch rapper of Moroccan descent. He has been noted as the first Moroccan-Dutch star in Dutch pop culture, "perhaps the most popular rapper in the Netherlands", and has performed together with Akon and Dutch artist Marco Borsato.
In 2011, he became host of a Dutch television series Ali B op volle toeren. Three seasons of the show have been broadcast on TROS television station. The show invites artists of various genres and tries to offer crossover hits of known songs through "remakes" and cover versions. Since 2013, Ali B has served as a coach on The Voice of Holland, replacing Roel van Velzen.
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