Linya-Linya to hold Francis Magalona tribute night

Linya-Linya to hold Francis Magalona tribute night

Linya-Linya is throwing a tribute show in honor of Filipino rap icon Francis Magalona.

On Tuesday (10/24), the local t-shirt line announced the upcoming show, which doubles as a shirt launch, happening at Social House on November 16 (Saturday).

Further details and official lineup to be announced soon.

Francis Magalona was a pioneering Filipino rapper, who broke into mainstream music in 1990 with the release of his album Yo!. He is known for his hits 'Mga Kababayan,' ''Kaleidoscope World,' and 'Three Stars & a Sun.' His brand of rap revolved around social commentary, emulating the afrocentric trend in the U.S. at the time. The award-winning rapper passed away in 2009.

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UPDATE (10/25): Linya-Linya has announced the lineup for Linya-Linya Night: A Francis M Tribute. Peforming at the special gig are Cheats, Munimuni, Dicta License, Joey Ayala, Rusty Machines, Ang Bandang Shirley, Juss Rye x Kjah, and UPRISING.

Check out the poster below for details.

Watch Francis Magalona's 'Kaleidoscope World' music video below.