You can always count on America needing to play catch up when it comes to international phenomenons. A good example being French rapper/producer Orelsan, who’s been killing it in Europe for years now but is only now making his way to tour the states. The American shows went amazingly well, promising an even bigger return, where Orelsan will be able to incorporate his elaborate stage setup. Ken Grand-Pierre linked up with Orelsan the day after a sold-out show at New York’s Irving Plaza, to discuss his rise and how his career came to be.

“It feels really good being somewhere new and starting again.”

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