Name of Group: Thela Gvng – Pronounced “Thela gang”
Genre of Group: Hip-hop Trap
Number of Group members: 3
Names of Group members and their roles:
He is a creative in producing/delivering hooks and is innovative when it comes to his style of Raps and flow.
He is very versatile, he is a singer however he strongly believes and categorizes himself as a Rapper.
He is a Rapper but has an extra set of skill when it comes to capturing the crew performances on visuals.
All group members have individual and group roles to strengthen the group and its diversity
The group was formed in March 2017, after forming the crew they had to find their own sound within a short space of time the crew managed to make waves in the hip hop trap genre.
Achievements: As a young crew burning with the urge of letting their peers in the hip-hop trap fraternity hear what they have to offer, they managed to break through with minimum funds. They have created and released several songs month in month out and simultaneously crafting their first ever extended play record (EP). The EP was successful and the crew performed songs from their EP alongside top South Africa’s Hip-Hop Trap, House DJ’s and RnB acts.
In 2017 Thelagvng shared a stage for the first time with Champagne69 (Private A town)
In 2018 they shared a stage with the likes of “The Wrecking Crew Summer Tour” in two occasions and within the same year they shared a stage with acts like Frank Casino,Replyf, Shekinah, Gemini Major, Anatii, Busiswa, Moonchild Saneli, Maraza and TLT on the “Live in Colour” stage. Within the same year Thelagvng got hosted by Feroza from YFM at the J&B Hive and performed at local events around the country. The Crew astounded the naysayers when they thrived and surpassed expectations at events such as MTV Base Tattoo show.
Thelagvng won a competition that rewarded them with a feature in the wrecking crew album with Benchmark.
It sound like a fairy tale considering the time they have been in the industry, yes they have achieved a lot in a short space of time but we can safely say they are the new kids on the block and they remain grounded and humble.
Competitions entered and Won:
YFM Freestyle – Winners presented By T-sap
Benchmarq Touch n Go – Winners “Track with Benchmarq”
ATM Competition: Runner up 2nd Place
Live In Colour: Winners and still holding the title
With all the hype behind the crew they still want to see themselves performing at the biggest African stages with the best that Africa has to offer.
The Thelagvng has had the best of the best in the industry commend them, the likes of Baffalo Soulja who is still looking forward to a feature, the likes of Durban Nyts(Lwazi) who loved one of their tracks titled “Fun Times”, the likes of Slikour on his platform SLIKOURONLIFE also showed some love and gave them respect for their craft.Thelagvng’s 1st EP is something to look forward to ………IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHO THELAGVNG IS THEN YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF WHY?