NATIONAL RADIO DAY!

Each year on August 20th, National Radio Day recognizes the great invention of the radio. It is but one day to acknowledge how public radio stations, FM outlets and community radio organizations are intended to get cities and towns buzzing about the importance of radio. Radio's presence is undeniably solid - from transmitting information, to broadcasting music, and even serving as a way of transmitting stories. Radio is pretty cool! You can listen to the latest and greatest in music, to old school and flashback, to your favorite on-air DJs and to the latest news around the city. Radio is one of the oldest forms of electronic media and it's still popular today. It was invented in the late 19th century and broadcasting stations began airing programs in the 1920's. Here are few photos from our station: With so many things to love, why wouldn't we celebrate it?

RIHANNA AND DONALD GLOVER REPORTEDLY FILMING A MOVIE

Everyone wants to know: What are Rihanna and Glover up to? Donald Glover's had a pretty damn good run for the last year or so: Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes, Star Wars, etc. The only thing missing? How about a collaboration with Rihanna? A photo posted on Twitter today has brought tons of fan speculation — a movie or a music video. The post was captioned “on set in Cuba,” and it’s thought the rumored film project will be a musical. Donald Glover and Rihanna on set ???? in Cuba. pic.twitter.com/u3ov4xmwvh— Rihanna Facts (@FactsNevernyny) August 15, 2018 Rihanna on set in Cuba last week. pic.twitter.com/aHOtS0qako— Fenty Stats (@FentyStats) August 15, 2018 The speculation is that the project is being helmed by long-time Glover collaborator Hiro Murai (Atlanta) and that RiRi and Glover have been filming in various locations around Havana. According to a report on Cuban site Vistar, Letitia Wright and Nonso Anozie are also involved, and the film’s working title is Guava Island. Rihanna was spotted in Cuba (Havana) yesterday, reportedly filming scenes for an upcoming movie called "Guava Island", according to Cuban magazine Vistar. pic.twitter.com/f0d00HGPhD— Fenty Stats (@FentyStats) August 11, 2018 Me seeing these guava island pics pic.twitter.com/Cb4PzRnZcE— Matt ???????? (@UNAPIRIGUETE) August 15, 2018 via: https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/rihanna-donald-glover-movie-rumors/

#NEWMUSIC: 'CRAZY' (INTERNATIONAL REMIX) BY MIMI FEATURING KRAYZIE BONE, NOMAD AND SHANTI DOPE!

The international version of the song 'Crazy' by rising American singer MiMi is now available for everyone to hear! Joining her is NomaD, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Krayzie Bone, and new generation Filipino rapper-songwriter Shanti Dope! Crazy” (International Remix) by MiMi featuring Nomad, Krayzie Bone and our very own @ShantiiiDope drops AUGUST 15 worldwide! pic.twitter.com/BvNjLQJN4W— Universal Records PH (@universalrecph) August 13, 2018 The catchy hip-hop tune "Crazy" doesn't only feature Shanti himself as an artist, but also our very own language as he raps Tagalog on his verses. He continues to build bridges across different genres, platforms, and audiences through his music. Shanti is set to perform alongside with Gloc-9 and Blaze N Kane in the upcoming Bone Thugs-N-Harmony concert on September 5, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

THE WEEKND ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER TOUR IN ASIA

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist Abel Tesfaye known as The Weeknd has finally announced his first ever Asia tour! Slated to kick off in Hong Kong on November 30, and visit 6 additional cities across Southeast Asia region including Bangkok, Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, and MANILA!!! On his Instagram page, the singer shared a poster that showed dates for his upcoming Asia concerts. The Weeknd in... ASIA ! A post shared by The Weeknd (@theweeknd) on Aug 13, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT The Manila show is scheduled on December 7. Check out the complete list of tour dates below: 30 Nov – Hong Kong, HK 02 Dec – Bangkok, TH 05 Dec – Singapore, SG 07 Dec – Manila, PH 09 Dec – Bali, ID 12 Dec – Taipei, TW 15 Dec – Seoul, SKR 18 Dec – Tokyo, JP Ticket details and venues have yet to be announced. The tour will support the genre-spanning artist's highly-acclaimed projects – Beauty Behind the Madness, Starboy, and My Dear Melancholy – all of which have been littered with chart-topping hits.

KHALID'S 'AMERICAN TEEN' TOUR IS COMING TO MANILA

Khalid will be bringing his 'American Teen' Tour to the Philippines! The breakout R&B and pop-soul star will perform at the SMART Araneta Coliseum on November 2! The one of a kind performance that fans have been waiting for since his infectious single ‘Location’ came out in 2016. Two years on, the 20 year old singer and songwriter is garnering praise from every corner of the world for his debut album ‘American Teen’. Tickets will be available across all TicketNet channels at 10AM, Wednesday, August 15th. The ticket price ranges are as follows (excluding ticket charges): GA Standing: P5,100 VIP Seated: P5,100 Patron Seated: P4,100 Lower Box: P2,200 Khalid has received numerous awards including five Grammy nominations, MTV Music Awards’ Best New Artist and Billboard Music Awards’ Top New Artist. With his coming-of-age tales of growing up in American high-schools, his soul-driven 21st century pop anthems like ‘Young, Dumb & Broke’, which peaked at #2 on the Philippines Spotify charts and ‘Love Lies’ transcend generations and are timeless in their own way. Khalid has featured on tracks with some of the biggest names in music, including Calvin Harris, Normani of Fifth Harmony, Marshmello, Shawn Mendes and most recently Marin Garrix on his latest single ‘Ocean’. Having embarked on an expansive world tour and making stops at major festivals like Coachella, Splendour in the Grass and Lollapalooza, Khalid is set to explode onto the Asian stage with his first headline tour of the region.

#NEWMUSIC: SABRINA CARPENTER FEATURING SHANTI DOPE!

Nineteen-year old American singer-songwriter Sabrina Carpenter has teamed up with Philippines' very own new generation rapper-songwriter, Shanti Dope in a new song titled 'Almost Love'. Adding to the Asian flavor of her latest single is a unique collaboration with 17-year old, Sean Patrick Ramos aka Shanti Dope. “Almost Love” is the first single off Sabrina’s highly-anticipated third studio album Singular, coming later this year. Providing a fresh take on the single, Filipino rap genius Shanti Dope not only features on the track but also composed the rap verses in a truly 'Tatak Pinoy' style. LISTEN NOW: https://MCAMusic.lnk.to/AlmostLove_SCxSD “It’s falling for someone and knowing that you’re inches away from love. It either has a happy ending, or no ending at all,” Sabrina tells in a recent interview with Philippine Daily Inquirer. “It was very easy to write because in these young years of our lives they always say you lose people along the way, sometimes for no reason other than they were meant to teach you a lesson, and some of those are definitely ‘almost lovers,’” she adds. Moreover, Sabrina Carpenter is set to take the spotlight this August for a series of tours in the Philippines. Catch “Sabrina Carpenter: Live and Acoustic!” as she performs her pop hits Live and Acoustic at the following venues: • Uptown Bonifacio Mall – August 24, 2018 (Friday) at 7:00PM • Eastwood Mall Open Park – August 25, 2018 (Saturday) at 7:00PM • Venice Grand Canal – August 26, 2018 (Sunday) at 6:00PM "Almost Love" by Sabrina Carpenter featuring Shanti Dope is now available in all digital and streaming providers. Download/Stream “Almost Love” now via Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, Spinnr or Deezer: “Almost Love” by Sabrina Carpenter - https://lnk.to/AlmostLove “Almost Love” by Sabrina Carpenter feat. Shanti Dope: https://MCAMusic.lnk.to/AlmostLove_SCxSD For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/mcamusic www.facebook.com/sabrinacarpenter www.facebook.com/megaworldlifestylemalls
ON-AIR: HUSTLE AND GRIND
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Monday 20 August 2018

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