By Kitty De Leon
Coming in this rainy season, we have hot new music and people to look out for. From a musical to music channel, these are the freshest faces you wouldn’t want to miss. To add to your rainy day feels, this edition of Lifestyle Buzz also includes fresh collabs that you would love—be it upbeat to heart aching tracks, you can follow and add these to your playlist!
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Where's The Buzz?
Back from his role in the UK tour of Miss Saigon since 2017, Gerald Santos is ready to take on another as he joins the cast of the most awaited staging of Sweeney Todd. This 28 year-old is set to leave lasting impressions as he performs side by side with Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan at this musical masterpiece of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, Catch Gerald Santos as Anthony Hope at Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street this year from October 11-27 at the Theatre at Solaire, Pasay City.
Let’s welcome the new winners of Philippines’ number one music channel’s MYX VJ Search 2019: Anton Fausto, Aya Fernandez, and Dani Mortel! No doubt that Anton, the charming boy-next-door, Aya, the beauty queen, and life vlogger Dani will continue to share the country’s favorite music and performances. Adding to the list of VJs are Hiwaga ng Kambat star Edward Barber and PBB 737 alum Ylona Garcia. VJ Edward and VJ Ylona won’t fail to show us that charismatic side as they host different segments on the channel.
Never failing to excite its viewers, the Philippines’ number one music channel’s “MYX Headliner” this month is no one else but rap icon Gloc-9. Watch the legendary rapper spice up your screens, just before he prepares for his upcoming “Lohika Ng Masa” Concert with Shanti Dope next month!
Better days are surely comin' with young and fast-rising OPM band Better Days on MYX Spotlight. Get to know vocalist and lead guitarist Daniel Paringit, bassist Gelo Cabigon, and pianist Rosner Mabuti even more as they own the stage with their MYXclusive performance of "Nararamdam" and "Sige Lang" on MYX’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
"Keke Love" has already reached #8 of the iTunes Philippines all-genre chart. Pinoy hip-hop legacy Elmo Magalona makes his comeback with this new track with the collaboration of Hawaiian-Filipino Musician Mimi. Keke Love has been added to Spotify New Music Friday playlists in several other countries aside from the Philippines, such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Check out the recent release of the official music video of Keke Love on YouTube!
Sauce up your day as the Good Kid$ return with their comeback single Saucy. This new track brings out the magic of Good Kid$ we love, mixing fun, upbeat, and memorable elements in one song, giving off that groovy vibe to hype us up! Catch it on iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, and Amazon Music under mustard music.
If you’re in the mood for a music downpour, this new track "Crazy About" by Jayda and Renn Miko is one to listen to. The sweet and lovely Jayda works with up-and-coming Indonesian singer-songwriter Renn Miko for this pop ballad. Their duet melts our hearts as we hear the story of two who continue to wonder if the other feels the same way!
"Salamat sa…" by Loisa Andalio and Kritiko is a catchy track that will get you through the gloomy weather, reminding us of the time where it all changed and to be thankful for it either way.
Two artists known for their heart-wrenching lyrics and melody come together to sing a new song—"Patawad, Paalam" by Moira dela Torre and I Belong to the Zoo is sure to ache your hearts with the song that encapsulates the difficult journey of loving and letting go.
To add to your rainy playlist is "Imposible" by KZ Tandingan and Shanti Dope. The rapper and young hitmaker matched KZ’s lyrics about realizing how much she deserves better than an ex-lover, with a verse of his own!
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