Xvi is the Roman Numeral of 16 (stylized as XVI ) is a Malawian Trap African collective formed by Childhood friends in 2018, Lilongwe, Malawi. The Gang is a collective of rappers, music video directors, fashion Stylist, 3D designer, hair dresser and photographer, who share similar interests in music, fashion, style and art.
Origin Area 21, Chilinde,
Lilongwe , Malawi
Genres Hip hop trap
Years active 2019–present
Awards 2019 UMP Best Duo/Group
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
In 2013 Dynxmyt XVI, Jeddii'XVI, Ekstra'XVI as cousins lived in the same neighbourhood with Rhynux XVI, Bryan'Hills'XVI & Nuclick'Xvi where they used hang around and play street soccer and after they graduated in 2018 they all decided to focus on music
On November 23, 2018, XVI released their first full-length project by Dynxmyt XVI, Bryan'Hills XVI and Jeddii XVI, Purple Vibe LP, which got people's attention in there neighbourhood. And shot there debut music video of No space from the LP which was directed by Eckss Hiro
In 2019 XVI released an Ep called Drug$ Heal Pain, which got alot of people's attention in the capital city Lilongwe and the first song from the Ep was 'Enigma' debuted at Number 7 on Malawi's leading Radio Station, Radio 2 FM via Born and bred Top 10 at 10 chart. And after 15 weeks in the chart they dropped the music video on December 14.
On 2nd of December UMP announced its Nominees and XVI was nominated and the shacked the music industry as being the artist that has just come up and being nominated.
On 14th December XVI won the Best Duo/Group at the UMP AWARDS that were hold in Blantyre at Blantyre Crossroads Hotel. And Were Trending online for being the first Trap artists to win an award in Malawi.
PURPLE VIBE LP 2018
DRUG$ HEAL PAIN EP 2019