The group first appeared in December 2015 and began promotions for debut on their personal Instagram. It was confirmed in March 2016 by their agency that they would be debuting. PH Entertainment revealed their stage names, but they didn't debut until the following year.
On February 28, 2017, PH Entertaiment finally revealed their group name and debut date of March 13, 2017. On March 1st, MVP released an intro video for their debut mini-album MANIFEST. The video shows the group dancing an intense choreography. The debut mini-album was produced by Avenger Seung, a production team who are known for creating hit songs for BoA, S.E.S, Brown Eyed Girls, KARA, and Nine Muses. The agency also revealed that the main song, "TAKE IT", has a "Glitchstep" genre, that fuses glitch, hip-hop and dub-step. On March 3rd, the group released a teaser video for "Seontaekhae". The video shows the members getting prepared and walking through a corridor while accompanied by a strong rhythm. On March 7th, the group released a second teaser video, showcasing the choreography and the upbeat tempo of the track. On March 13th, MVP officially debuted with their first mini-album and music video.
- [2017.03.13] MANIFEST
-  The Unit