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Did You Know? These SB19 Songs Were Co-Produced by South Border's Jay Durias

South Border's frontman talks about his music career, controversy, and working with P-pop group SB19.
To date, Jay Durias is the only remaining constant figure of South Border, a band that made their name around the mid-1990s. And yet despite the changes that happened from within, Durias and the band have stayed relevant.Why? For the South Border
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Here's the Real Story Behind Stonefree's Hit Song "Listen"

"It's not a Beyoncé Knowles song, nauna kami," quipped vocalist Miro Vallera.
So this i ask of you, please stay with me, until she comes back…One song is all it takes to bring yourself back to the early 2000s.One of such tunes is "Listen." It's the theme song for ABC-5's popular series, Singles, and
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Here's the Real Story Behind True Faith's Hit OPM Song "Huwag Na Lang Kaya"

“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love.”
“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love,” said vocalist Medwin Marfil. Have you been in a situation where you hesitantly approached or spoke to someone you like for fear
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Did You Know? Sponge Cola’s Band Name Almost Became Sponge Dog

Here’s why they chose “Cola” instead.
What’s in a name? A lot—especially in the music industry and now that everything is on the internet and social media.Do you know how your favorite bands came up with their band names? Yael Yuzon, Filipino rock band Sponge Cola’s vocalist, shares
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Did You Know? Sponge Cola’s Hit Song "Jeepney" Was Originally A School Project

The inspiration was our trips from Katipunan to UP,” says the song’s composer, Datu Pendatun.
It’s safe to say Filipinos have a love-hate relationship with the jeepney or jeep as we call it. It’s one of the most practical ways to travel, but it’s also a challenging part of the commute, especially during the rush hour. Yet many
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The Real Story Behind the Iconic "Pinoy Big Brother" Theme Song "Pinoy Ako"

For the first time since the song came out, Clem Castro of Orange & Lemons sits down and talks about the song that changed the trajectory of the band.
Where do we even start with Orange & Lemons and “Pinoy Ako?” It was one of the biggest OPM songs of the 2000s, attached to one of the most popular shows on primetime TV. For months after its release, you could barely
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Here's How Jose Mari Chan Wrote “A Perfect Christmas” in Just Two Days

He also shares his take on being the "King of Christmas Carols" in the Philippines.
Jose Mari Chan endeared himself to generations of Filipinos with the contemporary Christmas classic “Christmas in Our Hearts.” It’s a song that reminds people about the origins of the season: celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. But when Chan’s record producer asked
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This is How Mimiyuuh Helped “Dalaga” Become a Certified Hit

Remember when the social media superstar created a viral song challenge called "Dalagang Pilipina"?
Most groups get together first before they create music, but you don’t often hear it happening the other way around. However, with hip-hop group ALLMO$T, the members behind the phenomenal hit “Dalaga” all had their own things going until they decided that
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Meet ALLMO$T, the Hip-Hop Group Who Wrote the Hit Song “Dalaga”

They let us into their story of how their song went viral on social media as the popular "Dalagang Pilipina" challenge.
Remember that Dalagang Pilipina challenge that went viral on social media back in 2019? With its music video reaching over 10.5 million views on YouTube, you will likely recognize the song once you see someone doing that "shy girl" pose but we all
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Here's How Shanti Dope's Song “Amatz” Reached the Hollywood Scene

It was featured in Marvel's film "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier".
Shanti Dope had already established himself as one of the most exciting names in Filipino music with early hits like “Nadarang,” “Apoy,” and “Norem.” But the 20 year-old rapper truly exploded into the mainstream when he came out with “Amatz.” The song