Fula to quit singing career and wear the Hijab
Algerian singer Fula has decided that she will resign from her career as a singer and wear the Hijab (Islamic headdress) in about one year or a little while longer. She stressed that she intends on wearing the hijab and living a normal life of a good Muslim woman. Fula revealed that her 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.
According to the UAE based daily, Al Bayan, Fula added that she is currently in the process of completing a number of new works after which she will announce her final resignation. Some of the current projects she is working on is acting in a Lebanese TV drama, singing a duet with a French singer, and concentrating on release her biggest and most important album that she hopes to be her final mark in the entertainment world.
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