Sabrina Setlur

Rapper and Songwriter
Born Jan 10, 1974

Sabrina Setlur, formerly known as Schwester S. , is a German rapper, songwriter, Hebbar Iyengar and occasional actress. Her debut was in 1995 under the guidance of 3p Records executive and mentor Moses Pelham, producer of her breakthrough single "Ja Klar.… Read More

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  • Metal Bashing
    The Economist - Dec 18, 2012
  • Videowand Wirkt über Lobby Hinaus Immobilien Zeitung
    Google News - Sep 02, 2011
  • Kraftwerk Siegt Gegen Sängerin Setlur Financial Times Deutschland
    Google News - Aug 30, 2011
  • Co Kommentar Welt Online
    Google News - Aug 28, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sabrina Setlur.


1974 Birth Born on January 10, 1974.


1993 19 Years Old After a spontaneous performance of Dr. Dre's "Nuthin' But a "G" Thang" in 1993 Hofmann and Pelham asked her to contribute a verse to the early Rödelheim Hartreim Projekt track "Wenn Es Nicht Hart Ist." … Read More


…  Her debut was in 1995 under the guidance of 3p Records executive and mentor Moses Pelham, producer of her breakthrough single "Ja Klar." … Read More
1996 22 Years Old In 1996 won Setlur the ECHO award for "Best Female Artist". … Read More
1997 23 Years Old After 3p's sudden major label change in 1997 Setlur released her second album Die Neue S-Klasse under her birth name in February of the same year.
1998 24 Years Old The album debuted at #10 on the albums chart and spawned Setlur's first and only #1 single "Du Liebst Mich Nicht", whose sales earned her another ECHO and a Comet award for "Best Female Artist" in 1998, as well as a golden record for more than 300.000 units sold. … Read More
1999 25 Years Old In 1999 Setlur's third album Aus der Sicht und mit den Worten von outperformed the success of its predecessors when it peaked at #3 on the German albums chart.
2000 26 Years Old Though its singles couldn't link to previous accomplishments, the album's sales earned Setlur her third ECHO for "Best Female Artist" in 2000. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Setlur used to contend for the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Istanbul.
2005 31 Years Old In early 2005 released an best of compilation, titled 10 Jahre Sabrina Setlur. … Read More
2007 33 Years Old Returning from yet another musical hiatus, Setlur's fifth studio album Rot was released on August 24, 2007. … Read More


2016 42 Years Old In May 2016, veteran band Kraftwerk finally lost a 19-year copyright infringement legal suit against Setlur, for her use of a sample from their 1977 album "Metall auf Metall" in her 1997 song "Nur mir".
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