This week on the TAYO Hot List!
1. Inigo Pascual’s got a new twist on his smash hit “Catching Feelings” with Moophs.
Grammy-nominated producer Bimwala breathes new life to Inigo and Moophs’ island pop hit. The remix features an all-new verse written by one of reggae’s most internationally-known Samoan artists, J Boog.
The song is now out on all streaming platforms, is the first collaboration that spans three continents, mixing sounds from the Philippines, Pacific Islands, Africa, California and Hawaii.
To celebrate it’s premiere, DJs and radio stations across the world played it during their kumu & Twitch livestreams or on the radio.
2. Let’s help each other through COVID.
Let’s send some well wishes to our very own Nino. After contracting Covid-19 from a small gathering, he’s opened up about his recent bout with the virus.
He says his physical symptoms were mild, and the experience has taught him that even if you think you’re in a safe bubble with just a small group of quarantine friends, you should always keep your guard up.
As we all get through this pandemic together, one FilipinX health worker made history Across the Pond.
May Parsons, a registered nurse in the United Kingdom, administered the first non-clinical trial Covid-19 vaccination earlier this week to 90-year-old Margaret Keenan.
3. McDonald’s, in partnership with TFC and Myx are giving away “Archcards” to Filipino Health Workers around the country.
As frontliners continue battling the Covid-19 pandemic, one company is making sure they get a happy or in this case, a “salamat meal”.
The cards will be given out by a few influencers, as well as the health care workers themselves.
McDonald’s is definitely coming in clutch for all our hardworking healthcare workers.
4. Patrick Starrr took home a major accolade at this year’s American Influencer Awards.
He won the biggest honor of the evening, Makeup Influencer of the Year. Patrick beat out notables like James Charles and Jacyln Hill.
The award was announced by Kris Jenner.
The 3rd annual event went virtual this year and was hosted by Broadway performer and older brother of Ariana Grande, Frankie Grande, along with beauty influencer Kandee Johnson.
5. Fil-Canadian Eric Bauza is the voice behind Looney Toons.
If you’ve caught some of the new Looney Toons, or the Animaniacs reboot on Hulu, you might find some extra pride knowing that the voice behind those Warner Brothers characters is Fil-Canadian Eric Bauza.
Bauza took on the role of Bugs Bunny earlier this year, and is gearing up for the upcoming Space Jam Movie.
If you’re looking for some holiday entertainment, you might want to check out “Bugs Bunny’s 24 Carrot Holiday Special” that just launched on HBO Max.
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