There are two Ali B's:
1) The Dutch rapper
2) The British DJ 1. Dutch rapper Ali B (born in Zaanstad on 16 October 1981 as Ali Bouali) is a very famous rapper in The Netherlands. At the age of 14 he came in contact with rap. In 2004 he won a lot of awards: Essent Award, Megaward, Zilveren Harp, Popprijs, Dutch Urban Award and two Mobo awards, and last but not least he won a TMF Award. He is an entertainer born on the streets.