Guapdad 4000 is one of the Filipino-American acts scheduled to make a homecoming performance at 88rising’s HITC Manila music festival! GUAP, who is an Oakland native, arrived in the Philippines early and has spent his first few days in the country vacationing in Boracay with his Lola. The Paradise Rising rapper has been sharing wholesome content with his grandma and detailing why the experience means so much to him on his Instagram account.
GUAP has discussed his biracial upbringing and his relationship with his family in detail in his “STOOP KID” short film. Check out Guapdad 4000’s Philippines content with his Lola below and catch him this weekend at HITC Manila!
Photo Courtesy of Guapdad 4000’s Instagram
88Rising unveils the surprise announce of international artist Jessi to the lineup of Head In The Clouds Music & Arts Festival in Manila. Previously, more artists were announced to the setlist like Denise Julia, Manila Killa and SB19 were revealed as additional artists on Head In The Clouds Manila social profiles.
In October it was announced that the inaugural Head In The Clouds Music & Arts Festival in Manila will feature a stellar range of global as well as local talent including headliners Joji, Jackson Wang, NIKI, Rich Brian, eaJ, and YOASOBI. This year’s festival will also showcase performances from BIBI, MANILA GREY, Ylona Garcia, ATARASHII GAKKO!, MILLI, Zack Tabudlo and many more; plus special guest Grammy-winning hitmaker and electronic producer ZEDD.
All artists are scheduled to perform during the 2-day festival on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10, 2022 at SM Festival Grounds Parañaque City.
Don’t miss out as limited tickets are now available. Purchase your passes HERE.
Here’s the final lineup that’s about to be crazy:
With very special guest:
88rising is the pioneering global music & media company representing the best of Asian talent. 88rising was the first company to launch an Asian-centric music festival in the United States (Head in the Clouds Music & Arts Festival – now in its fourth year), the first to have an Asian artist top the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop charts and Spotify’s Weekly Global Albums chart, and the first to launch an all-Asian radio channel reaching all of North America. In 2021, 88rising executive produced and curated the soundtrack to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Marvel Studios’ first Asian-American superhero. In 2019, they were awarded Label of the Year by NetEase, one of the largest music streaming platforms in China. With over 160 million followers across global social media platforms and over 40 billion total streams and views, 88rising’s global influence is undeniable.
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88rising’s Head In The Clouds Manila music festival already boasted one of the top festival lineups that we’ve ever seen, and now the company has just added more popular homegrown acts to the setlist! The newest additions to the music and arts extravaganza are: Paradise Rising’s Manila Killa, rising R&B hitmaker Denise Julia, iconic P-Pop group SB19, and 88rising artist August 08.
Announced by 88rising and Live MNL last August, the Head In The Clouds Music & Arts Festival is presented by Globe with GCash as major sponsor and will take place on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10, 2022 at SM Festival Grounds Parañaque City. The festival will feature a stellar lineup of world class headliners including Joji, Jackson Wang, NIKI, Rich Brian, eaJ, and YOASOBI. The festival will also include live performances from BIBI, MANILA GREY, Warren Hue, Ylona Garcia, GUAPDAD 4000, ATARASHII GAKKO!, MILLI, Zack Tabudlo and many more. Special guest is Grammy-winning hitmaker and electronic producer ZEDD. 88rising and HITC MANILA also plan to announce more acts as the festival approaches! You can buy tickets and passes here.
Photo Courtesy of Manila Killa’s Instagram