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Ahmed Fakroun (Arabic: أحمد فكرون; born 1953) is a singer and songwriter from Benghazi, Libya. He is a pioneer of modern Arabic World Music.
John Storm Roberts, from Original Music, Allmusic, wrote that among rai singers, the pop-oriented Ahmed Fakroun stands out on two grounds. First, he is influenced by Euro-pop and French art-rock, not just the generalized rock of the others. Second, he's a multi-instrumentalist in both traditions as well as a singer. He plays bouzouki-like saz, mandol and darbouka drum, as well…
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