Dikla was born Dikla Douri to a religious family of Morrocan and Iraqi origins. She was greatly influenced by the Arabic music she heard at home and later combined it in her own material. She released her debut, "Love - Music" in 2000. It was chosen as one of the best 5 albums of the year by a major Israeli news paper in 2001. After the album's release she toured the country with a show called "Love - Music- The Concert". She was accompanied by 4 band members playing percussion, Darboukas (middle eastern drum), keyboards and guitars.