Fula denies rumors of resignation
Algerian singer Fula denies recent circulation rumors that she intends on resigning from her musical career and wearing the Hijab (Islamic headdress) in a year. Fula said that she had only commented that the entertainment world is full of corruption and that if the situation remains as is she may consider quitting.
According to the London based Elaph, the singer stressed that she is still at the beginning of her singing career and is not at all thinking of ending it so soon. She added that the success she has achieved lately persuades her to continue and find ways of improving her career not ending it.
Rumors had it that Fula had decided that she will resign from her career as a singer and wear the Hijab in about one year or a little while longer, to live a normal life of a good Muslim woman. It was added that Fula’s decision is not based on the insinuation that singing is a taboo and against the teachings of Islam, but rather the fact that the entertainment world has so much corruption.
Fula is currently in involved in a number of projects like acting in a Lebanese TV drama, singing a duet with a French singer, and concentrating on the release of her biggest and most important album.
Fula had recently filmed a music video in France and Lebanon for her song “Badr 14” part of her latest release. “Badr 14” is also the title of Fula’s new album and will be shot under the direction of Hussain Du’aibes.
After the completion of the music video, Fula began holding concerts around the Arab world. The singer is due to hold a tour around the United States in the near future. It was also added that while in Paris, Fula received an award for best Algerian singer.
On a different note, recent rumors had it that Fula had numerous problems with her business manager that led to a split between the two. With regards to the rumors, Fula denied a split up and stated that minor disputes had occurred with her manager but now all is well and the two are on speaking terms. The singer revealed that their disputes were over a difference of opinion and nothing more.
Fula Ababsa was born in the Paris suburb of Plaine Saint Denis, then moved to Algeria with her family two years later. She comes from a well-known Algerian artistic family. Her father Abdelhamid Ababsa was a poet, musician and singer. Her brother Najeeb is a popular singer and so is her sister Naima. –Albawaba.com