Morobeats Drops MV for “On & On”


Morobeats starts the New Year with a fiery release “On & On” from Miss A and H20 Klann. The track and music video feature signature themes from the rising collective, including pride for one’s craft, old-school hip-hop, and one-shot long takes. Morobeats had a successful 2023, highlighted by a collaboration with Spotify for “Kendeng”, and […]

Gloc-9, Ramdiss, and Hero Release Spotify Single “Umaga”


Spotify gave a solid finale to its Kalye X campaign in Manila, which saw Gloc-9, Ramdiss, and Hero release “Umaga”, an unapologetic anthem on embracing one’s individuality. The third and final Filipino Spotify Single was preceded by “Wa Na Wa” by Midnasty and Cookie$ in Cebu, and “Kendeng” by Morobeats in Davao. For rap OG […]

Gloc-9 Headlines Spotify’s KalyeX Manila


Following successful legs of Spotify KALYE X’s in Cebu and Davao, the concert series welcomes avid and future listeners of the Philippines’ authentic street sound through a one-night gathering on October 28, 2023, at the Circuit Event Grounds, Makati, having greatness slated across its lineup. Instagram: @spotifyph Local hip-hop icon Gloc 9 headlines its Manila […]

Music Colony Records Turns 2 with JRLDM, Party Pace, and More

Music Colony Records

Music Colony Records celebrated its 2nd anniversary by showcasing the talents under its wing.  The intimate gathering at Balcony Music House in Makati started off with a mood-setting performance by Party Pace, a group composed of Sandwich frontman Raymund Marasigan, IV of Spades drummer Badjao De Castro, Chicosci bassist Eco Del Rio, and guitarist John […]

Morobeats Embraces Hip-Hop’s Past and Future


Spotify’s KalyeX campaign is built on promoting the local hip-hop scene, but it also coincides with celebrating 50 years of hip-hop as a genre. It’s only fitting then that Spotify continues KalyeX in Davao by tapping Morobeats: a rising collective from Zamboanga that embraces the old and new to influence its sound. Under Spotify, Morobeats […]

Bisaya Rap Through the Eyes of Midnasty and Cookie$

Midnasty and Cookies

Chito Miranda was right: We are in the golden age of OPM. The industry is enjoying the most mainstream attention in years, and Filipino hip-hop is no exception. Per Spotify, local hip-hop has seen an impressive 700% growth in streams, with the newly-minted Kalye Hip-Hop playlist seeing five times in listenership since its launch in […]