Aurélien Cotentin, known professionally as Orelsan, is a French rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor and film director. He garnered attention with his debut album, Perdu d'avance in 2009. He followed that up with Le chant des sirens and La fête est finie in 2011 and 2017 respectively.
Orelsan is also popular for being a member of the hip hop duo, Casseurs Flowters, which he formed with French rapper, Gringe.
In 2015, he wrote, co-directed and starred in the French film, Comment c’est loin, which was based on Casseurs Flowters’ debut studio album, Orelsan et Gringe sont les Casseurs Flowters.
He is the son of a former middle school principal (father) and a former teacher (mother).
In 2009, he won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best French Act. He was also the recipient of the Prix de la Création Musicale for Songwriter of the Year in 2013.
His La fête est finie album won the Victoires de la Musique award for Urban Music Album of the Year in 2018.
Orelsan is a famous French rapper, who was born on August 1, 1982. As a person born on this date, Orelsan is listed in our database as the 102nd most popular celebrity for the day (August 1) and the 501st most popular for the year (1982).
People born on August 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Orelsan is the 3068th most popular Leo.
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