Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

Vinni

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Biography

Øyvind Sauvik better known by his stage name Vinni (born in Arendal, Norway on 3 February 1976) is a Norwegian musician and hip hop artist.

Born in Norway, he moved with his parents to Tanzania when he was three years old, as they worked with development agency NORAD. He grew up in Africa, and learned to speak Swahili there.

Upon his return, he formed the hip hop duo Paperboys with Jarle “J.J.” Hollerud. When JJ left the formation, he was replaced by DJ Ole Alexander “Pope Dawg” Halstensgård. In the duo Øyvind Sauvik was popularly known as Vincent Vagabond or just Vinni. The band released a number of successful albums.

In 2009, Vinni took part in the Norwegian TV 2 channel’s reality television program Det store korslaget, a competition of choirs. He took on a choir from Kolbotn where they finished 5th in the competition out of 7 choirs taking part.

In 2009, he also took part in Zebra Grand Prix a car racing competition of celebrities broadcast on TV2 Zebra where Vinni partnered with Vibeke Klemetsen. Although the couple passed the preliminary round of the race, they were eliminated after the semi-final race. The partners Trine Rein & Jan Erik Larssen were the eventual winners

Vinni also took part in the reality television program Hver gang vi møtes also on TV 2, with well-known singers competing on performing of hits of the other participants. Vinni’s interpretation were:
1.Halvdan Sivertsen episode - “Sommerfuggel i vinterland”
2.Bertine Zetlitz episode - “Apples & Diamonds”
3.Jan Eggum episode - “Kor é alle helter hen?”
4.Anne Grete Preus episode - “Millimeter”

Videos

Listening Trend

17,009listeners all time
223,399scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Listening Now

Top Listeners