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Pia Magalona thanks Iñigo Pascual, KZ Tandingan, and son Elmo for SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies performance

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:08 PM

The artists performed a medley of songs by Francis Magalona

TAYO'Y MGA PINOY. Elmo Magalona, KZ Tandingan, and Iñigo Pascual display their rap skills as they perform a medley of Master Rapper Francis Magalona's songs at the SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Cheats, Dicta License, Munimuni and more join Linya-Linya Night: A Francis M Tribute

Oct 25, 2019 - 3:27 PM

The Master Rapper’s legacy comes alive at the upcoming gig

MASTER RAPPER. Linya-Linya holds a tribute to the late Francis Magalona. Image courtesy of Linya-Linya

Francis Magalona's family pays tribute to late rapper on his 55th birthday

Oct 06, 2019 - 11:15 AM

The rapper died on March 6, 2009

WATCH: Maxene Magalona, Rob Mananquil honor Francis M with 'Kaleidoscope World' cover

Mar 11, 2019 - 10:14 AM

The couple perform the song in remembrance of the late singer

Pia Magalona remembers husband Francis on 10th death anniversary

Mar 07, 2019 - 11:41 AM

'Faith is really all we ever had, and still have for those he left behind,' says Pia

'3 Stars and a Sun': Dystopian sci-fi told through Francis M songs

Mar 07, 2016 - 6:17 PM

A look at the Philippine Educational Theater Association s 3 Stars and a Sun a musicale set to music by the late rapper Francis Magalona

Paolo Valenciano as Chino, Carla Guevara-Laforteza as Grand Vidame Inky, and Giannina Ocampo as Dianne.

IN PHOTOS: Family, friends remember Francis Magalona on 51st birthday

Oct 04, 2015 - 9:05 PM

The late rapper would have turned 51 years old on October 4

'Kaleidoscope World:' The Magalona melodrama

Dec 27, 2013 - 11:09 AM

While there’s an obvious passion for music and dance there’s also an obvious lack of passion for proper filmmaking and storytelling

HIPHOP CULTURE. the film’s sole saving grace is its indisputable passion for dance and hip hop. Photo from the film's Facebook

Elmo Magalona, Azkals members at peace month kick-off

Sep 01, 2013 - 9:53 PM

1 Goal for Peace celebrates football and National Peace Consciousness Month in September

PITCH FOR PEACE. Elmo Magalona and Secretary Deles. Photos by Joser Dumbrique

Elmo Magalona joins Francis M in new vid

May 25, 2013 - 12:36 PM

Elmo Magalona joins his father Francis Magalona in a new version of the classic Kaleidoscope World video

LIKE FATHER LIKE SON. Elmo Magalona goes back in time in the newest 'Kaleidoscope World' video. Photo from the Elmo Magalona Facebook Page

The Oktaves rock hard, roll loud

Mar 04, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Singer songwriter Ely Buendia teams up with an esteemed rock guitarist and a 3 piece band for a rollicking good time

ALL IN. The cover of The Oktaves’ self-titled debut. All photos courtesy of Ish Caparras

Almost Famous: Saab Magalona

Mar 02, 2012 - 6:45 PM

Daughter of rap icon Francis Magalona Saab talks about what it means to be a celebrity