Zaho (real name Zehira Darabid) was born on May 10, 1980 in Algeria. Her father was a social worker & her mother was a teacher. She studied at Algier's Fine Arts school then went to Canada in 1999. The young woman loved R&B, hip-hop & rap. She participated to Don Choa's song "Lune De Miel" & a producer remarked her in 2007. Zaho's first album Dima got successful thanks to the single "C'Est Chelou". Following her musical influence, she was nominated for the MTV Video Awards & in January 2009, she received a NRJ Music Award for "French Revelation".