John Legend’s new album, Bigger Love celebrates Black Culture and Pride

Multi-platinum artist John Legend dropped his sixth studio album, Bigger Love on June 19 via Columbia Records. On a lengthy Instagram post, the Emmy, Golden Globe, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT) winner reveal that Bigger Love was written and produced prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the #BlackLivesMatter protests happening around the world. According to Legend,Continue reading “John Legend’s new album, Bigger Love celebrates Black Culture and Pride”

The ‘New Normal’: How military reserve, police cope with COVID-19

When President Rodrigo Duterte called on the uniformed personnel to help strictly enforce the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), there was an uproar from the public, especially since the information came out first from a leaked memorandum, instructing “all personnel to prepare for strict implementation of extensive ECQ” or a “martial law-like” implementation. The public wasContinue reading “The ‘New Normal’: How military reserve, police cope with COVID-19”

9 fun & random facts about me

I got this idea after our supervisor made me and my teammates do this during one of our weekly online meetings so we could get to know each other more. It got me so interested that I turned it into a full-blown article. So here it goes: I prefer ‘sunrise’ over ‘sunsets’ While most peopleContinue reading “9 fun & random facts about me”

Abito Series: It’s never too late to become a priest

Take it from Fr. Eldrick S. Peña, 42 years old, of the Diocese of Antipolo, who revealed that he already felt his ‘calling’ at an early age but tried to dismiss it thinking it would just go away, but it didn’t. They refer to them as ‘late vocation’, but Fr. Eldrick said that’s the widelyContinue reading “Abito Series: It’s never too late to become a priest”

Rico Blanco returns with inspiring new anthem “This Too Shall Pass”

After a four-year hiatus in making songs of his own, Rico Blanco returns with a rousing new anthem to help us deal with the uncertainty of the times. This Too Shall Pass is Rico Blanco’s first solo single in four years, as well as his first under Sony Music Philippines. The song was written fromContinue reading “Rico Blanco returns with inspiring new anthem “This Too Shall Pass””

Aia, Barbie and Kitchie to hold an online benefit concert on May 1

Aia de Leon, Barbie Almalbis, and Kitchie Nadal are teaming up with GNN (formerly known as Gabi Na Naman Productions) and Smirnoff Mule for a special digital concert to raise funds for the employees and workers of live music venues in Metro Manila. Happening on May 1, Friday at 8:00 pm, the Facebook show willContinue reading “Aia, Barbie and Kitchie to hold an online benefit concert on May 1”

QUOTABLE QUOTES: Living Whole Without a Better Half by Wendy Widder

I finished reading this book today. It’s actually my second book out of 40 target books to read this year. I know, I know. I am way behind my schedule. Goodreads already prompted me that I’m nine books behind schedule. Since I have two more weeks of enhanced community quarantine, I wanted to take advantageContinue reading “QUOTABLE QUOTES: Living Whole Without a Better Half by Wendy Widder”

Bullet Dumas, Gloc-9, Morisette, Chito Miranda to perform and raise funds for COVID-19 relief

After a successful first few days of Bayanihan Musikahan featuring Ryan Cayabyab, Ebe Dancel, Karylle, Sponge Cola, Top Suzara, Noel Cabangon, Bayang Barrios and Mike Villegas, Jazz Nicholas, Davey Langit, Keiko Necessario, and more, the concert series continues for another round of online performances this week. The marathon online concert is the biggest citizen-action juggernaut toContinue reading “Bullet Dumas, Gloc-9, Morisette, Chito Miranda to perform and raise funds for COVID-19 relief”

All eyes on Ben&Ben’s upcoming new single, music videos this month!

Ben&Ben is showing no signs of slowing down. In terms of consistency, the nine-piece outfit continues to break streaming records and dominate cultural conversation with releases that resonate with people from various walks of life. Last January 2020 alone, the acclaimed folk-pop band won Wish FM’s Group of the Year and Urban Performance of theContinue reading “All eyes on Ben&Ben’s upcoming new single, music videos this month!”

AJ Mitchell live in Manila

American pop sensation AJ Mitchell is set to serenade and meet his Filipino fans for an upcoming series of mall tours. The 18-year-old pop singer-songwriter will be performing in select Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, from January 17 to 18, 2020 with the following schedule: January 17: Uptown Bonifacio (Friday, 7pm) January 18: Venice Grand Canal MallContinue reading “AJ Mitchell live in Manila”