Rapper, host Aikee nominated in 2016 Philippine Popular Music Festival
QUEZON City, Philippines — “Dota o Ako” artist Aikee takes one of the twelve seats as a finalist for the incoming Philippine Popular (PhilPop) Music Festival 2016.
Aikee Aplacador, better known by his first name Aikee, ensured his chance for the much coveted P1 million cash grand prize in his composition “Pabili Po”. Aside from being a rapper, Aikee is also a radio DJ for Pinas FM 95.5 and one of the hosts for the morning show Pambansang Almusal.
Almost 2,000 participants submitted their masterpieces just for this year’s contest. The current Top 12 line-up is composed of newbies and veterans singer in the music industry.
PhilPop’s partner, Viva Entertainment will produce an album containing the songs of the 12 finalists, as well as they will provide interpreters, promotions and stage the grand finals night on July 23 at the Kia Theatre, Quezon City.
(Written by Rex Felix C. Salvador I, edited by Mary Rose Faith Bonalos )