The Japanese Hip Hop/R&B-inspired girl group XG made their debut appearance at “SXSW Sydney” on “Billboard THE STAGE.” This marks XG’s first live performance in Australia.
During their 50-minute live performance they sang a total of 9 songs, including GRL GVNG, TGIF, NEW DANCE and PUPPET SHOW from their 1st Mini Album, NEW DNA. The girls also performed, for the first time, a cover of Artists Stand Up To Cancer’s “JUST STAND UP!”. The atmosphere was electric from start to finish.
Harvey, who has roots in Australia, expressed her joy at returning to Australia after seven years: “Performing in Australia has been a dream since I was little, and I’m so excited to be able to do it with my fellow members.”
Additionally, XG featured on the cover of the US Billboard magazine, released on the 20th, becoming the first Japanese girl group to do so.
With their appearances at “Head In The Clouds” in NY and LA, “KCON LA 2023,” “FORMULA1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2023,” and “SXSW Sydney,” XG has made a significant impact with every single performance. Keep an eye out for XG’s future activities.
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Photography by Jess Gleeson:
Billboard THE STAGE
01. GRL GVNG
03. [XG TAPE #1] Chill Bill
04. SHOW YOU CAN
05. [XG VOX #5] XGLEE CLUB
06. JUST STAND UP!
07. PUPPET SHOW
08. NEW DANCE
09. LEFT RIGHT
1st Mini Album ‘NEW DNA’
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The 1st Mini Album ‘NEW DNA’ embodies the creation of a “new species” that knows no boundaries or constraints. It features artwork reminiscent of cell division and contains a total of six brand-new songs that signify evolution. “NEW DNA” not only serves as an introductory chapter but also represents the core essence of XG’s work both visually and audibly.
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XG is a seven-member Hip-hop/R&B-inspired girls group consisting of JURIN, CHISA, HARVEY, HINATA, JURIA, MAYA, and COCONA.
The group debuted on March 2022 with their 1st single “Tippy Toes” from XGALX, a global entertainment production company that introduces BOLD culture to the world and produces artists with a unique worldview.
In June of the same year, they released their 2nd Single “MASCARA”. They released their 3rd Single “SHOOTING STAR” on January 25, 2023.
The group’s name “XG” stands for “Xtraordinary Girls.
Through their unconventional and unique style of music and performance, they will empower people from all walks of life around the world.