Cabra Casay (Hebrew: כברה קסאי; born August 3, 1982) is an Israeli singer, best known for her work alongside Idan Raichel in the Idan Raichel Project (Hebrew: הפרוייקט של עידן רייכל).
Casay took part in the first season of the Israeli version of American Idol, Kochav Nolad, where she reached the top 8. Her most famous song is Habaytah, Haloch Chazor, which means "Home, Back and Forth."
Cabra Casay was born in a Sudanese refugee camp, to Ethiopian Jewish parents on their way to Israel, in what was called Operation Moses. She arrived in Israel in 1983, when she was a year old. At age 18, she began her mandatory military service in the IDF, where she met Idan Raichel. Together, they performed in many military camps and facilities. When they left the army, the Idan Raichel project was acclaimed as a success, and they performed all over Israel and even went on some offshore tours.
Casay is known for her use of Arab and East African vocal techniques such as ululation.
She is working on her fist solo album in Paris, with producer Jean Claude Ghrenassia and will start a European tour in spring 2015.
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