Orelsan

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Birthday
1, 1982
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1982 (age 37)
Birthplace
France

About

Born Aurelien Cotentin and known best as "Orelsan," this French hip-hop artist and music producer became famous for his work with a rap group called Casseurs Flowters. Also a popular solo artist, he released Le Chant des Sirenes and other albums.

Before Fame

He briefly attended the University of Tampa before releasing his debut studio album, Perdu d'Avance, in 2009.

Trivia

The apparently misogynistic themes of some of his songs spurred a great deal of controversy and, in 2013, resulted in minor legal action against him.

Family Life

He grew up in Alençon, France, as the son of a teacher mother and a principal father.

Associated With

As a result of his frequent melding of humorous and violent lyrics, he has been compared to the famous American rapper Eminem.