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Gloc9 Raps up Eastwood with ‘Talumpati’

From left: Aia Deleon of Imago and Pointblanc performed “Talumpati” with Gloc9. The track is part of Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album which was launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

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By Jude Bautista For full article click here

Rapper Gloc9 reaped awards for his efforts in his ‘Matrikula’ album at the 2010 Awit awards with 5 trophies: Song of the Year (Upuan), Best Collaboration, Best Rap, Best Engineered Recording for producer’s (Jonathan Ong and Robert Javier) and Best Rock/ Alternative Recording (Martilyo).

(Francis Magallona Clothing Company) FMCC Cash Crew b-boyed while Gloc9 performed “3 Stars and the Sun” w Elmo Magallona. The successful event was held recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

The sales of his CD are also among the top hits from the OPM charts. Gloc9 has become so popular that the single ‘Walang Natira’ from his latest album ‘Talumpati’ is available as an mp3tone. You can get it by texting WLA to 3456 (for Smart and Globe subscribers only). For full article click here

Aiza Seguerra performed “Kislap” with Gloc9. The track is part of Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album which was launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

Thousands of his fans converged when Gloc9 recently launched ‘Talumpati’ at the Eastwood Central Plaza. This latest album seems to have more of a Rock Alternative flavor from the top rap artist of the country. The artists he has chosen is evidence of this: Aia De Leon of Imago and Pointblanc, Wency Cornejo before going solo was part of the successful 90’s rock band After Image, Mcoy Fundales of Kenyo, Jaq Dionicio of Kiss Jane. Gloc9 even co wrote two songs with Gab Chee Kee of Parokya Ni Edgar.

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From left: Gloc 9 and Tanya Markova’s Norma Love. They performed “Salbahe” which is part of Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album. It was launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

(Francis Magallona Clothing Company) FMCC Cash Crew b-boyed while Gloc9 performed “3 Stars and the Sun” w Elmo Magallona. The successful event was held recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

 

Sly Kane was the front act in Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album launch at the East wood Central Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista

(Francis Magallona Clothing Company) FMCC Cash Crew b-boyed while Gloc9 performed “3 Stars and the Sun” w Elmo Magallona. The successful event was held recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

From left: Gloc 9, Tanya Markova’s Norma Love, Iwa Motors, and Mowmow. They performed “Salbahe” which is part of Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album. It was launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

Gloc9 was mobbed by fans with cell phones and cameras at the Eastwood Central Plaza. The single ‘Walang Natira’ from his latest album ‘Talumpati’ is available as an mp3tone. You can get it by texting WLA to 3456 (for Smart subscribers).

From left, Manila Bulletin music writer Yugel Losorata with Sheng Belmonte. Sheng performed “Walang Natira” with Gloc9. The track is part of Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album which was launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

Gloc9 performs ‘Martilyo’ with Dex Yu of Letter Day Story, in the foreground are drummers of Brigada. The collaboration earned them an Awit award for Best Rock Alternative track last 2010. Photo was taken during Gloc9’s “Talumpati” album launch at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista.

 

From left SONY Music’s Mark Bonifacio, Neil Ramos of Manila Bulletin, writer Jamie Ortega and master rapper Gloc 9. Pic was taken after the “Talumpati” album launched recently at Eastwood Plaza. Photo by Jude Bautista

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