He formed the hip hop duo Paperboys with Jarle “J.J.” Hollerud in 2002. In the duo, Øyvind Sauvik was popularly known as Vincent Vagabond or just Vinni. The band released a number of successful albums.
In 2010, he carved for himself an independent musical career with his band Vinni and the Vagabonds with a release of the album Happily Lost.
In 2012, Vinni had a huge success with the single “Sommerfuggel i Vinterland” that he performed initially during Hver gang vi møtes. The song stayed at the top of the VG-lista, the official Norwegian Singles Chart, for 5 consecutive weeks. This top-selling single was replaced by yet another of his Hver gang vi møtes performances namely “Godmorgen Norge” which also reached #1 and staying at the top of the VG-lista for another 2 weeks, making it a total of 7 consecutive weeks for Vinni on top of the Norwegian charts in 2012.
Based on this immense success, Vinni released yet a third single “Halve meg” that entered the Norwegian Singles Chart at #4 in its first week of release.
Vinni har performed on stages and festivals all over Norway the past years, and can rightfully be called one of Norway’s most experienced live artists.