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Lasse Gjertsen

Lasse Gjertsen

Lasse Gjertsen


Lasse Gjertsen (born July 19, 1984) is an artist from Larvik, Norway, known on YouTube as lassegg - who creates videos and some music. He is well known for his beatboxing video called "Hyperactive" and his popularly viewed video called "Amateur". Gjertsen was born in Larvik, Norway. The 24 year old studied animation at Kent Institute of Art & Design in England, and in Volda, Norway. His time at Kent Institute ended with his teachers failing to appreciate his work, specifically Hyperactive. He currently lives with his parents. Read more on Last.fm
Lasse Gjertsen (born July 19, 1984) is an artist from Larvik, Norway, known on YouTube as lassegg - who creates videos and some music. He is well known for his beatboxing video called "Hyperactive" and his popularly viewed video called "Amateur". Gjertsen was born in Larvik, Norway. The 24 year old studied animation at Kent Institute of Art & Design in England, and in Volda, Norway. His time at Kent Institute ended with his teachers failing to appreciate his work, specifically Hyperactive.

He currently lives with his parents. YouTube Lasse originally submitted Hyperactive to YouTube after seeing a copy uploaded by another user with poor sound quality. Over the next six months Lasse uploaded 16 more videos, many created during his animation course. As of May 12th 2007 he has the 31st most subscribed channel, and four videos have been featured on the YouTube front page, Hyperactive, Hva faen, Speil?, Amateur, and Sogno ad Occhi Aperti. While Hyperactive has been the most popular, Amateur was featured in an article in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal. Lasse Gjertsen's video Hyperactive was nominated in the category Most Creative video in YouTube's 2006 Video Awards. The video achieved third place. Hyperactive was copied by Cartoon Network in an advert for the show "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends".

Lasse initially considered legal action but after talking to a lawyer decided it would be too arduous. It was also spoofed in an advertisement for the 3rd season of the FX tv show "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia." Whether this was done with or without Gjertsen's permission is unclear. Beyond YouTube The YouTube success has resulted in offers from international companies like Chevrolet and MTV. In addition to his video work, Lasse has a self-produced album of electronica music. During a 5 month break from new content, Lasse worked on a two part music video collaboration, named Sogno ad Occhi Aperti, with the Italian Cellist Giovanni Sollima. In 2007, Gjertsen made the music video for the Swedish rapper Timbuktu's song "Get Fizzy". Here are other pages on Last.fm attributed to the same artist: - "Lassegg" - "Lasses Shit" If you want to discover his astonishing productions: - YouTube Profile - "Lasses Shit" Music Downloads - lassegjertsen on MySpace - lassegjertsenmusic on MySpace - Videos in AVI Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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