TV5 launches a spiritual anthology
THIS MONTH TV5 launches Dear God, a witty drama anthology, featuring a lineup of powerhouse stars led by Piolo Pascual, Lara Quigaman, Kris Bernal, Sue Ramirez, Vina Morales and Riva Quenery. Dear God will present universal stories of lives encountered, changed and blessed by God. Each episode will have its own unique story. Dear God was created and directed by Richard Ibasco Arellano in collaboration with Cignal Entertainment, 5 Stars Productions, Ria Productions and Heaven’s Best Entertainment Productions. The program will be broadcast on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from May 23, on TV5.
Young Cocoa releases a new single
PHILIPPINE singer-songwriter Young Cocoa returns with “Nova”, his new single under pan-regional label OFFMUTE. Incorporating a bossa nova sample, the singer raps about young love. “We wanted to create a song that was easy to listen to, had a lot of bounce, and felt ‘bubbly’ the way the lyrics were written,” the artist said in a statement. “[The song’s] The creation just started with exploring a different sound and evolved into a song I wrote about having an innocent crush or puppy love. The title is directly inspired by my favorite snack, Nova, and the use of Bossa Nova elements in the production. “Nova” is available to stream on all digital music platforms.
Gloc-9 and Skusta Clee collaborate
RAPPER AND songwriter Gloc-9 releases a new single titled “Kumpisal“, his third release of his pilak album celebrating its 25th anniversaryand year in the music industry in the Philippines. Skusta Clee joins him in this dynamic, string-fueled collaboration. Written and composed by Gloc-9 with musical arrangement, mixed and mastered by Thyro Alfaro, “Kumpisalexamines the dynamics of the Catholic sacrament of confession from the perspective of a confessor. An official music video was released along with the single. “Kumpisalis available to stream on all digital platforms.