Rapper Orelsan will be at the center of a documentary series available on October 15 on Amazon Prime Video. The platform has just unveiled the trailer for this project entitled “Never show that to anyone”.
Orelsan: the king of rap game
Is it still really necessary to present Orelsan? Born Aurélien Cotentin in 1982, the future rapper grew up in Caen. After a few years of hardship, he became known to the general public on the internet with the song Valentine’s Day. He then pierced in 2009 from his first album Lost in advance. A controversy erupts around the song Dirty whore, accused of inciting violence against women. The album will nevertheless be a public success, certified gold record and nominated for the Constantine Prize. His second album Mermaids’ song, released in 2011. It is certified double platinum disc and receives two Victoires de la Musique.
He is also known for his group Flowters breakers which he created in the early 2000s with his friend Gringe. Together, they also appear in the Canal + series Blocked. Afterwards, Orelsan diversifies and appears in the cinema. First in his own film, How far is it, then with other directors like At office by Quentin Dupieux. He also tries his hand at the role of voice actor since he lends his voice to Saitama in the series One Punch Man and to Angelino in the excellent Mutafukaz. Shortly, it will be featured in the new Asterix license opus: The middle Empire.
Never show that to anyone
But meanwhile, Orelsan to be at the center of a documentary series broadcast by Amazon Prime Video from the October 15 next. Entitled Never show that to anyone, the project contains 6 episodes. Amazon Prime has also just shared the first trailer for this documentary show which promises to be touching and instructive. After Big Flo and Oli and Gims on Netflix, it’s Amazon’s turn to embark on documentaries about a rapper.
The voiceover in the trailer is that of Clément Cotentin, Orelsan’s little brother. This one followed the singer for almost twenty years, recording every moment of his daily life. In all, Clément Cotentin has more than 2000 hours of footage. He directed the documentary alongside Christophe Offenstein, the co-director of How far is it. Clément Cotentin recently spoke about the project at the microphone of AFP:
I started filming from the first small theaters where there were not many people yet, I was the little brother, convinced that he was going to make everything a hit. It took a long time for Orel ‘, I show how little by little a career is built, my brother did not experience this boom in artists who succeed immediately at a very young age.
The documentary enters the daily life of the artist, shows his creative process, but also his doubts, his worries, and his weariness concerning an increasingly aggressive environment. Never show that to anyone also contains the appearances of many guests like Gringe obviously, but also Squeeze or Maître Gims. Today, Clément Cotentin believes that this is the right time to reveal to the world his images taken during these long years of career. See you on October 15, therefore, to discover this intimate documentary. In the meantime, we leave you with the trailer.