Short-Cuts full name is Vegard Thomas Olsen, originally from Colombia and was adopted to a family in Kongsberg, Norway
He is most known for being an artist and a successful program host on NRK1.
In the "Euro-rap" genre he his most famous for songs like "Hotz For You" and "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me"
Which was on top of the charts in Norway as well as other european countries.
He was awarded in 1997 as Best Artist of the year and he toured around with his Swedish tour band "Stonefunkers".
Same year he was also awarded as best dressed artist by the magazine Tique and the year before he was the most written
artist in the Norwegian tabloids.
As part of the international promotion he was the warm-up artist for the Backstreet Boys tour in 1997 and revived very
good critics from the european newspapers.
In front of 200k people in Malaga, Spain he also appeared on a show with Ricky Martin, who was artist of the year in 1997-
Same year he went to a show in Romania where he was awarded "Golden Stag" prize for his texts on his album "Straight Physical".
Other nominees was Cheryl Crow, Diana Ross and Christina Aguilera. All the nominees also performed on the same prize show.
According to Romanian press Short-Cut blew the roof of with his performance.
In 1999 Short Cut got a job offer to host Norwegian "VG-Lista Topp 20" on NRK1, he accepted and took his friend DJ Jaypea with him.
Short-Cut managed to get the show to be the Norwegian biggest youth show on TV and he quintupled the viewing figures for VG Lista Topp 20 and he was the
most popular Norwegian youth program leaders ever. The success lasted for four years and in front of half a million TV viewers Short-Cut got an standing ovation
in front of staggering 50k attendance when his departure was marked by Norwegian biggest TV event at Rådhusplassen in Oslo 21st of June 2003.
After that he got a offer to the entertainment department at NRK where he was offed the presenter of Norway's biggest
interactive show called "Blender. Among other jobs as presenter he have done kids TV shows, culture programs like "Migrapolis"
He still do jobs like a DJ tour around Norway and have hosted bridal shows to hosting the Nobel's Peace Price.