Francis Magalona

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Birthday
4, 1964
Birthplace
Mandaluyong, Philippines
Death Date
Mar 6, 2009 (44)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1964
Birthplace
Mandaluyong, Philippines
Death Date
Mar 6, 2009 (44)

About

Filipino rapper and performer who was known under the names FrancisM, The Man From Manila, and Master Rapper. He was the first Filipino rapper to include nationalistic sentiment into his music.

Before Fame

He started his career as a breakdancer and was featured in several films and he released his first album in 1990.

Trivia

He was awarded a posthumous Presidential Medal of Merit for his contribution to the Filipino culture.

Family Life

His parents were the actors Pancho Magalona and Tita Duran, and he had eight siblings.

Associated With

He was a longtime friend of Eraserheads singer Ely Buendia.