Paperboys (Norwegian duo)

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Paperboys is a Norwegian hip hop-duo consisting of rapper Øyvind "Vinni" Sauvik and DJ Ole Aleksander "Pope Dawg" Halstensgård. The duo has released four albums and their debut included Barcelona, a collaboration with Madcon which was a hit in Norway. After this the pair released several hit singles in Norway but with little to no notable acclaim outside the country. Most of the duo's work uses other artists and relies heavily on YouTube advertising and word of mouth. Including "Moving Up" Featuring Keith & Kleen Cut, "It's Paper", and their most recent hit, "Lonesome Traveller", and they also collaborated with Madcon on their European hit "Back On The Road". The band won the hip hop Spellemannprisen in 2002 and 2005. Paperboys made their return in 2016 with the 'Be Like Water EP', and have continued with an additional single, 'Go Ahead'.

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Background information
GenresHip hop
Years active2002–present
LabelsBonnier Amigo
MembersØyvind "Vinni" Sauvik
Ole Aleksander "Pope Dawg" Halstensgård



Year Album Peak position Certifications
2002 No Cure for Life 6
2003 The Great Escape 3
2005 When Worlds Collide 13
2006 So Far So Good... Songs & Singles 4
2006 The Oslo Agreement 4
2016 Be Like Water EP 0


Year Single Peak chart positions Album
2002 "Barcelona" (feat. Madcon) 12
"Find My Way" 11
2003 "What You Need" 5
"On the Low" 13
2004 "One Day" 4
2005 "Wiggle It" 9
"Keep It Cool" 9
2009 "Lonesome Traveler" 1
2016 "Go Ahead" 36


  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Paperboys page". Retrieved 2012-04-21.
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Vinni page". Retrieved 2012-04-21.
  3. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 20 Single uke 22, 2016". VG-lista. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.

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