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Less than five seconds after playing the song, the crowd loudly cheers and begins to repeatedly sing ‘Aicha’. Cheb Khaled, who is dressed in the same shirt worn on his ‘Nssi Nssi’ album cover, warmly smiles, and then looks out into the distance to begin singing one of the most memorable lines in music: “Comme si, je n'existais pas”. It was 1997, and the world was still grappling with the aftermaths of post-apartheid South Africa.  The voices of the anti-racist…