Latin rock-band Rabí was shaped in 1998 by guitarist Rodrigo Guillen, keyboardist Ricardo Olivas, and drummer Manuel Corona, who started performing beneath the name of Avenida. They made a decision to modification the band’s name when bassist Ramon Guillen became a member of the act immediately after. By the finish of the entire year, vocalist Ernesto Vitela became the group’s leading vocalist. While playing at an area club known as Jaimes & Jimmys, Vitela made a decision to keep the music group and was changed by David Guillen. In Dec of 1999, Rabí had the chance to open up for Aleks Syntek, afterwards taking part in a charitable event known as La Luz De La Navidad Enciende La Esperanza, playing along with Amanecer.