Lars Salem Al Fakir (born 27 October 1981) is a multiple Swedish Grammy Award winning songwriter, producer, musician and singer from Sweden. He regularly collaborates with Vincent Pontare as songwriting, producer and artist duo Vargas & Lagola. Together they have written, co-written and produced songs for the likes of Avicii, Axwell Ʌ Ingrosso, Madonna, Seinabo Sey and more.
First release as Vargas & Lagola was "Rolling Stone" in January 2017. They were later featured artist on Avicii’s "Friend of Mine" from his 2017 EP "Avīci (01)", which they also co-wrote.