Nothing quite sings musicians praises than viral songs mixed with cheeky humor, and that is exactly the kind of music that is released by Filipino hip hop group Ex Battalion, also known as ExB. The group has released sensational songs like Kakaiba and Hayaan Mo Sila. This group is everything that most millennials are looking for in a band. ExB has helped to shine a light on the local hip hop scene, which has led to the transformation of the Original Pinoy Music that we know and love.
Founded in 2012 by the CEO of the group Mark Magsalang, also known as Bosx1ne, Ex Battalion is a phenomenal group that has been featured in movies and guest-starred on television shows and held major concerts. With the group’s ascension in music charts, they have been ranked among the most successful mainstream hip hop groups in the country. Their tracks have dominated the entertainment and music scene and have become the theme songs for millennials, which has made the group’s years of hard work worth it.
Ex Battalion profile summary
- Full name: Ex Battalion
- Nickname: Ex B
- Main members: Bosx1ne, King Badger, Emcee Rhenn, Brando, Flow-G, Skusta Clee
- Past members: JRoa (now a solo artist)
- Origin: Muntinlupa, Philippines
- Genres: Pinoy hip hop, trap
- Labels: Ex Battalion Music, Viva Records
- Associated acts: O.C Dawgs, JRoa, Panty Droppaz League, Ai-Ai delas Alas
- Years active: 2016-present
There have been tremendous speculations regarding the Ex Battalion members. Most people tend to frequently ask, ‘How many members does Ex Battalion have?’ According to the leader of the group Bosx1ne, the group began with 3 members in a rap contest during a barangay fiesta before others joined in. Currently, the group has more than 10 members. They all began rapping on the streets while they were teenagers.
The members of the group became stars with the release of ‘Hayaan Mo Sila’, which dominated downloading and streaming sites and social media. ExB members are Bossx1ne, Flow-G, Skusta Clee, Brando, Emcee Rhenn, King Badger, Bullet-D, Jnske, Cent, Jekkpot, Hudass, Mckoy, KentMNL, Reid Villavicencio, Jomar Lovena, and Flip-D.
Ex Battalion members real names and profiles
This sensational hip hop group has enjoyed success due to the different talented members involved. These profiles will give you details on Ex Battalion members birthdays, their real names, age, and any details of their personal lives.
- Full name: Mark Maglasang
- Nickname: Bosx1ne
- Date of birth: June 13th, 1995
- Birthplace: Muntinlupa City
- Age: 24 years old
- Spouse: Erika Tolosa Maglasang
- He is the founder and leader of the group.
2. Flow G
- Full name: Archie dela Cruz
- Nickname: Flow G
- Date of birth: March 12th, 1997
- Birthplace: Manilla, Philippines
- Age: 22 years old
- His hairstyle is influenced by Lil Pump
- There is a speculation that he is Skusta Clee’s brother. However, this is not the case.
- Full name: James Brando
- Date of birth: September 21st, 1990
- Residence: Muntinlupa City
- Age: 29 years old
- He is known to be the bada** and toughest member in the band.
4. Skusta Clee
- Full name: Daryl Borja Ruiz
- Nickname: Cleezy Boy
- Date of birth: February 15th, 1996
- Birthplace: Taguig Cavite, Southern Manilla, Philippines
- Age: 23 years old
- His iconic hairstyles have a great influence from XXXTentacion and Lil Pump
5. King Badger
- Full name: Jon Guitterez
- Nickname: King Badger
- Date of birth: September 23rd, 1991
- Birthplace: Muntinlupa city
- Age: 28 years old
- Spouse: Jelai Andres
- Residence: Manilla, Philippines
- The curly-haired member is half-British and is married to Jelai Andres.
- He lives in Manilla and has a mini-mansion and a Range Rover.
6. Emcee Rhenn
- Full name: Rhenn Mangabang
- Nickname: Emcee Rhenn
- Date of birth: February 19th, 1993
- Age: 26 years old
- According to social media buzz, this 26-year-old appears to have the craziest lines and curves in the group.
- Emcee Rhennn has also made appearances in music videos such as Southboyz, Bootyful and Need You.
- Full name: Rudolpho Bulahan
- Nickname: Bullet-D
- Date of birth: May 21st, 1990
- Age: 29 years old
- Bullet D has also appeared in music videos such as Southboyz, Hayaan Mo Sila, and Need You.
8. Reid Villavicencio
- Full name: Reid Villa Vicencio
- Date of birth: August 17th, 1995
- Age: 24 years old
- Unlike other members in the group, this star tends to maintain his birth name as his stage name.
- Although he does not sing, he has made appearances in various music videos such as Hayaan Mo Sila.
- Full name: Jay Cania Omania
- Nickname: Jnske
- Date of birth: October 19th, 1992
- Birthplace: Taguig, Cavite
- Age: 27 years old
- He has made appearances in various music videos such as Southboyz and Hayaan Mo Sila.
10. Kent MNL
- Full name: Kent Enriquez
Position: Label member/artist, rapper (2015–present)
- Position: Founder, rapper (2012–present)
- Full name: Louie Rivera
- Nickname: Jekkpot
Position: Label member/sub-artist, rapper (2014–present)
Ex Battalion songs
It was long before the group released its first hit song Need You in 2016. However, they were able to carve their success in the music industry with a series of big hits like No Games and Tell Me. These songs enabled them to get into the Top 10 of the Philippines' hit charts. From this point onwards, they began releasing singles that went viral like Come with Me and Hayaan Mo Sila, which is their biggest hit to date.
ExB enjoys a great YouTube presence with its songs accumulating over 470 million views on the site. With around 1.97 million subscribers on their YouTube channel Ex Battalion Music, their song with O.C Dawgs Hayaan Mo Sila is the most popular with 79 million views. Other incredible songs by this group include:
- No Games
- Pauwi na Ako
- Ikaw Kase
- Bagong Simula
Ex Battalion albums
The first album released by the group was X, which came out on February 3rd, 2016 and contains 15 songs. It was released under Ex Battalion Music. ExB's other albums include 6 Years, Hayaan Mo Sila, Pakinabang, Ex Battalion the Concert, Southboys, Tell Me, Ikaw Kase, No Games, Darating Din and many more.
Ex Battalion was not an overnight success. The members had to work on their music for years before getting their big break in 2016. The amazing group has revolutionized Pinoy hip hop with their viral songs and music videos. ExB songs are the soundtrack of this generation and our lives.
The main members of Ex Battalion are constantly receiving offers to be featured in movies, and their future looks brighter than ever.