SB19 recently gave New York City a taste of the sound that has Filipinos all over the world going crazy! The P-pop stars not only performed for their “WYAT” world tour at the Big Apple on November 5th, but they also celebrated their first live television guest appearance in the United States on NYC’s signature morning show Fox 5 Good Day New York.
A slice of Big Apple? We finally got it! 🗽— SB19 Official 🇵🇭 (@SB19Official) November 6, 2022
That show was definitely a blast! A huge thank you to all of you for coming! 🙏 We hope that ain't the last. See you in the future!
Next Stop: LOS ANGELES#WYAT #WYATTourNY#WhereYouAtSB19 pic.twitter.com/2Wdjz6pOnR
The boy band took to social media to share footage from both the tv performance and their concert. SB19 has two more dates in the US: Los Angeles on November 12, and San Francisco on November 18, before heading back to Asia for a Singapore tour date on November 27.
Watch their “WYAT” performance below!
Photo Courtesy of SB19’s Instagram
Here we go, ACEs! Today marks BGYO’s official comeback, as the collective has just released their new album “BE:US” alongside the project’s lead track “PNGNP” and its official music video. The P-pop boy group’s sophomore effort features eight tracks, including the previously released “Magnet” and “Tumitigil Ang Mundo” and new songs: “Game On,” “Panahon,” “Laro,” “Extraordinary,” and title song “BE:US.”
In the YouMeUs MNL-produced visuals for “PNGNP” Akira, Nate, JL, Mikki, and Gelo are giving short-lived fantasy vibes in a dreamy aesthetic that compliments the song’s fleeting romance theme. Check out the music video below!
ALAMAT Releases First Mini Album ‘PASULONG’
ALAMAT has just dropped their first mini album! “PASULONG” is a six track project that showcases the Filipino sing-rap-dance boy group’s versatile talents. They celebrated the release earlier this week with a near two hour YouTube livestream titled: ‘PASULONG: The Showcase.’ Check out the full experience below!
ALAMAT is a six member collective that combines both traditional and modern Philippine cultural elements with Western/global influences in the various facets of their music, including their unique brand of dance, fashion, and iconography. Their eclectic influence is definitely on display on their six track debut. The tight knit team also released a music video for their lead single “Aswang.” Check out the cinematic visuals below and the full “PASULONG” album below!
Photo Courtesy of ALAMAT’s Instagram
SB19’s “WYAT (Where You At)” music video has performed well worldwide, amassing over 2M views to date. The new song features the P-Pop boy band taking sonic elements from disco, electronic, and pop music. The visuals also showcases an aesthetic theme that revisits different trends from different decades.
SB19 has just released a new vlog that gives fans an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of “WYAT (Where You At.)” In the 13-minute video posted on their YouTube page, the group shares footage from the song’s original recording session, various rehearsals, and the music video’s filming. Watch SB19 ‘WYAT (Where You At)’: The Making Film EPISODE 1 below!
Photo Courtesy of SB19’s Instagram
Island Records Philippines signee dia mate newest single draws from her life experiences from the perspective of gratitude. “Kalimutan” is a song about growth, expressed in an uplifting and dance-inspired sound. “It is about accepting who you are, moving on from the past, and finally moving forward with positive emotion,” dia says, “The journey to acceptance can be a difficult experience but when you are finally there, life becomes a little bit brighter.”
“Kalimutan” is the product of a songwriting session with fellow Filipino artist Quest, who challenged her to switch the tone and channel her experiences through a source of gratitude rather than sadness. Sonically, the song gives off more traditional pop vibes, which is a chance sonically from dia’s R&B and indie pop sound. Check out “Kalimutan” below!
Popular blog HipHopDX Asia has just announced the first ever Pan-Asia freestyle cypher series! ‘The Regionals’ serves to drive the globalization of hip-hop music from Asia by spotlighting the versatile talent in the region, as well as providing fans with the opportunity to discover and experience Asian hip-hop culture at its finest. The project also connects acclaimed rappers from Asia with some of the top producers from the West, linking up the culture-shapers of global hip-hop into one unified community.
The inaugural round of cyphers will kick off in September, bringing together a meshing of styles and cultures by featuring chart-topping emcees from different Asian markets including ARKHO, JON PROTÉGÉ, JRLDM, LOONIE, and MHOT from the Philippines; JULIA WU, KARENCICI, KUMACHAN, and NICKTHEREAL from Taiwan; as well as B-WINE, BLACKA, GONZO, and TLINH from Vietnam. The producers for the cyphers in the corresponding markets are iconic Grammy Award winners 9th Wonder, Hit-Boy and Filipino-American producer !llmind.
The first round of cyphers from the different markets will be released on September 2nd (The Regionals Philippines), September 23rd (The Regionals Taipei), and September 30th (The Regionals Vietnam) on all major DSPs.
P-Lo is back with a new bouncy single! In preparation ahead of his ‘STUNNA’ album release, the rapper/producer just dropped the “Stunna Anthem” music video, the intro track off of the project. The banger is exactly what you would expect from a song from the Bay Area native, a fun, catchy, and feel-good record.
The Filipino-American also casts the Jabbawockeez as co-stars in the lively video. The scene featuring both prominent Filipino acts includes the artist dressed in a fly barong outfit. Watch the music video below!
IV of Spades frontman Zild has just dropped the first single off of his upcoming third solo album. Aesthetically, “Isang Anghel” draws inspiration from the singer/songwriter’s favorite international and local musical acts. Most importantly, he says that the song’s lyrics draw on a deeper and distinctly Filipino tradition of romantic lyricism dating all the way back to Jose Rizal.
The accompanying music video features Zild in a full emo-influenced visual. Both the artist and his supporting cast are donning all black themed outfits, socks as arm accessories, makeup, similar styled hair, and more. Watch the music video below!
Filipino-American singer and Tik-Tok phenomenon Bella Poarch has just dropped her debut EP “Dolls.” The six-track project features previously released singles: “Dolls,” “Build A B*tch,” and “INFERNO,” while including new songs: “Villain,” “No Man’s Land,” and “Living Hell.”
Bella Poarch also dropped a new music video today for “Living Hell.” The visuals definitely have an eerie vibe combined with some yellow aesthetics. Watch the music video below!
Fresh off concluding their No Saints Tour, Manila Grey has dropped a new single alongside a new music video! The Vancouver-based duo shot the black and white themed “New Style Warm Up” during a tour stop in California with famed Filipino director Adrian Per. The song features the group’s trademarked new wave R&B sound with a chopped and screwed chorus.
Under his own company Lumpia Watermelon, director/photographer Adrian Per has had the opportunity to work with more notable mainstream artists such as: Lil Nas X, The Kid Laroi, Polo G, Tyga, 24kGoldn, Megan Thee Stallion, O.T Genasis, Kehlani, G-Eazy, and more. You can find out more about the talented creative on his website. Watch the Filipino collaborative music video below!
Photo courtesy of Adrian Per’s Instagram.
Attention beabadoobee fans, the London-based Filipina singer has just announced a Manila tour date with her BEATOPIA world tour! The Iloilo native will be performing at the New Frontier Theater on 9/16 in coordination with Live Nation Philippines.
You're here, that's the thing…and beabadoobee will be here September 16!— Live Nation PH (@livenationph) August 1, 2022
BEATOPIA MANILA LIVE AT NEW FRONTIER THEATER.
LNPH Presale (Online Exclusive) – August 9, 10 AM – 11:59 PM
General Onsale (Online and outlets) August 10, starting 10 AM
See you Soon! ? pic.twitter.com/eIWdpEc4oq
The bedroom pop artist is fresh off of a Coachella performance and will also be making an Asia tour stop in Bangkok. Ticket prices have not been revealed yet, but Live Nation Philippines members will have early access to a ticket pre-sale beginning on August 9, while the general public can begin to purchase the following day on August 10.
Photo Courtesy of beabadoobee Instagram
Darren Espanto’s hit record “Pabalik Sa’yo” now has an official music video! The visuals were co-directed by Darren himself and Jonathan Tal Placido. The music video also casts popular love team #KDLex, KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad.
The cute MV portrays the couple going through it before ultimately coming back to each other with cut scenes of Darren performing the heartfelt ballad in between. Fans of #KDLex will definitely enjoy this visual experience! Watch the music video below.