Shortly after returning to Morocco after being held in France over rape allegations, artist Saad Lamjarred released a new music video on Friday.
The song, “Ghazali,” earned more than half a million views only minutes after the video went live at an average of 50 thousand views every five minutes.
This is the first song Lamjarred has released in Morocco since the case began in October of 2016. At this time, the Moroccan singer is on temporary travel and is not allowed to make a press statement or hold a concert.
These rulings were made by French prosecution.
Sung in his native language, the new song aims to emphasize and celebrate the beauty of Moroccan women. On this Lamjarred said that he worked his heart and soul to spread a smile on his fans’ faces.
Filmed in Paris, “Ghazali” also featured short clips channeling the late ‘King of Pop’ singer Michael Jackson.
His last song “Let Go” was released shortly after he left French prison last August. Since then, the hit received more than 120 million views.
Having arrived on Wednesday to Morocco, the singer is expected to return to France on April 9 to undergo medical tests related to the case.
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