Cuthbert 80 (formerly known as Dark Horse) is a singer and
rapper signed to Nine Music. He is the only
artist ever in the history of Nine Music to both sing and rap.
Cuthbert 80 signed to Nine Music in the year 2000, he was
then known as Darnell. His first appearance was on the Nine
Taurus debut album ‘The
Ninth Wonder of the World’. He then made appearances on the ‘Food
Wars Soundtrack’ and the ‘Titans
Album’ (then with his name changed to Dark Horse).
Cuthbert 80 made key significant features on the ‘The
Hermit Soundtrack’, most noticeable on the song ‘Childhood
Memories’, and ‘The Voicemail
Album’. By this time he had stared in 3 music videos (Represent,
Bad Days, and Childhood Memories) more than any other Nine Music artist other
than Nine Taurus.
In 2004 Cuthbert 80 featured on 4 of the 5 tracks on the ‘Why
Me Soundtrack EP’. This is when he started his rise as a potential
Headliner in Nine Music. These features drew the
attention of the Nine Corp World. He
then featured on Nine Anthems ‘From
The Dirt Came Forth Bread’. This proved to be another significant
appearance for Cuthbert 80 due to it’s success.
Cuthbert 80 the featured on every new Nine
Music release up until the Great Depression,
including Nine Taurus sophomore album ‘Futile
Tears’. Cuthbert released his debut single ‘The
Things You Do’ to critical acclaim.
featured on the 9Online Volume
3 album released in 2009. He then released his debut album ‘When
He Came Around’ also to critical acclaim.
the release of his album, Cuthbert 80 has performed in many shows to promote
the album. He featured on the Flip
Celebration Album and the Nine
Corporation Celebration Album. He has also collaborated with Rap Raven
on a few songs.
80 is known for his unique singing style and fashion sense. He is acclaimed
for his flexibility, singing and rapping in Soul, Rock, RnB, and Hip Hop song.
sense is instantly noticeable. He is known to wear fur coats, tight jeans,
and random t shirts. He has his iconic long goatee and long straightened hair
on display at all times.
The Things You Do (2005)
When He Came Around (2010)