Stick Figgas’ ‘Realistick’ Carries Hard-Hitting Filipino Life Stories

From a group of four to becoming a trio, and then duo, Stick Figgas is now composed of eight members with Loonie, Ron Henley and Kat Agarrado on vocals, JC Sebastian on guitars, Tuts Calinawan on bass, Macky Brillantes on drums, Bboy Garcia on turntables, and Nikki Cabardo on keyboards. The good music writing weapon of Stick Figgas has finally been unleashed on their much-awaited album, “Realistick.”

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With its  reincarnation, we are introduced to the album’s hard-hitting yet smooth flowing tracks that tackle both light and heavy real-life experiences as an artist, as an individual and as Filipinos.

Realistick, a sequel from the album ‘Critical Condition,’ the 9-track album features fan favorites “Laman-loob,” “Mukhang Pera,” a new version of “Nandito Lang Ako,” and their latest viral track “Ubasan.” The previous album on the other hand, was a compilation with an overwhelming amount of lyrically minded hip-hop collaborations with Gloc-9, Bassilyo, Syke, and Francis M.

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Christian Bautista grips relentless ballads on new record ‘Kapit’

Asia’s Romantic Balladeer Christian Bautista performs at the Music Museum recently for the launch of his latest album “Kapit.”Christian Bautista Kapit Launch (8)

For more than 15 songs, Christian had the audience singing earnestly with his timeless popular hits and covers including, “Colour Everywhere,” “Afraid for Love to Fade,” “Ngiti,” “I’m Already King,” and “The Way You Look at Me.”

With numerous critically-acclaimed hits and several acting stints, Christian has already made an incredible mark in the entertainment industry.

Kapit promises lyrical masterpieces, original melodic ballads, and a pristine voice only Christian Bautista can offer. “This album is a journey to find my next music path, a challenge to write more songs and to continue writing songs for others,” reveals Christian. Continue reading