Teen Performer Darren Espanto Wants You To Be With Him

36 Sgt. Esguerra, Quezon City-Philippines

Darren Espanto, the teen guy with amazing pipes and billed the “Total Performer,” seems to have everything going for him at such a young age.  The BLOGCON was attended by several well-known lifestyle, showbiz and entertainment writers held at Packo’s Grill in Sgt.Esguerra.

The 10-track solo album is a learning thing for the 15-year old teen who  originally  from Calgary, Canada.

Mr. Darren Espanto

Be With Me album is also a showcase of topnotch composers who gave Darren their latest masterpieces, the first track from the album 7 Minutes by songwriters Cimo Frankel, Jochem Fluitsma, Mark van Tijn, Ramon Marco debuted at no.1 on iTunes Philippines on its first day of release and in Darren’s words, “about having just little time to show how much you care for that person who is about to leave.”

“Starlight”, by Singaporean songwriter Amir Masoh (Jacky Cheung, Ziana Zain), likewise topped iTunes Philippines Singles Chart on its first day of release.

Though he was a runner up in The Voice Kids, there was no stopping Darren from reaching the top after the competition.

Darren Be With Me Espanto

A Platinum award for his debut album Darren, three no. 1 singles, countless awards from award giving bodies in the Philippines and concerts and gigs left and right are just some of Darren’s achievements. Add to that, international artists Nicki Minaj noticed him and so did Ashton Kutcher and Fantasia Barrino for his videos of him singing in a radio station bus showcasing his powerful vocals. The videos have gone viral. Flying from his hometown Calgary, Canada to Manila for a dream paid off.

After two years straight in the music scene, Darren admitted that he’s experiencing some changes in his voice  now that he is entering teens. His voice is getting bigger and fuller.

With top-notch producers Kiko Guevarra, Jungee Marcelo, Jay-R, Kiko Salazar and a line-up of international and top Filipino songwriters, the standards of this sets this album from his previous one.

Join Darren as he continues his musical journey which with his talent will span for years.

Be With Me is now out through digital downloads and streaming via Spinnr, iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and VEVO and in CDs at Astroplus and Astrovision outlets.

Catch Darren at his major concert entitled D Total Experience on June 25, 8 p.m, at Kia Theater with special guests Jed Madela, Maja Salvador and G-Force.

Call Ticketnet at 911-5555 for tickets.

” Ikaw Ang Buhay Ko”by Ogie Alcasid: BlogCon

9th Floor Universal Records Tower, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City-Philippines

“This album- Ikaw ang Buhay Ko is dedicated to my beautiful wife. After five years of being married to her, I celebrate the joys and the challenges of marriage with a human being who is kind, giving, loving, funny, and most of all God-fearing. It is indeed a blessing to be married to someone who loves the Lord as much as I do as He has prepared us for the hills and valleys of our married life.”

“As far as we are from perfect, He loves us so much that He takes care of every aspect of our union through hope, faith, and love. Mr. Ogie Alcasid said as the award-winning songwriter announced the release of his new album after four years under Universal Records.

Mr. Ogie Alcasid

The new album features ten love songs including five new original compositions by Ogie taking inspirations from his wife , the Asia’s Songbird Ms. Regine Velasquez . ” I wrote five songs in the album and all of which were inspired by my wife as we celebrated our 5th anniversary “.

He also told a group of media and bloggers that it took him just one sitting to  finish compose his masterpiece ,  it was one of the rare moments . He was so inspired to finish the lyrics .

The other five songs in the album, however returns to the very famous Filipino wedding songs delivering Ogie’s version in a variety of dynamic ways including remakes of ” Hawak Kamay , ” Hanggang ” , ” Tanging Yaman ” , ” lingatan Ka” , and ” Pag-Ibig”.

Ikaw ang Buhay Ko” is Ogie’s fist album in four years which he recorded most of the songs in his studio called Walker Studios. Ogie -known for ballad classics such as ” Bakit Ngayon Ka Lang , ” Kung Mawawala Ka, ” Mahal Kita , walang Iba, ” Ikaw Sana , Hanggang Ngayon, Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga, and Pangako “- last released his gold record album” The Songwriter and The Hitmakers ” in 2012.

Every song on the album is a positive expression of love that anyone who feels love ot has felt surely relate to as Ogie shared, ” There is no room for pain in this album-all joy and bliss” .

The album is available in all records bars nationwide . Digital downloads are available on iTunes, Amazon and Spinnr nd streaming is available on Deezer.

group photo with Mr. Ogie Alcasid – photo courtesy of Universal Records

For more information , follow Universal Records’ official social media accounts at Twitter.com/universalrecph, Facebook.com/universalrecordsphfanpage and Instagram.com/universalrecordsph.






Pinoy Big Brother 737 Controversies Ruled by MTRCB Board

Quezon City , Philippines

hearing conducted by MTRBC

Movie Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Thursday ordered the management of reality show “PBB 737” to establish self-regulatory measures, undergo audience-sensitivity seminars, and closely collaborate with the censors’ board.

This come after numerous complaints that supposedly offended the sensibilities of viewers who viewed “Bromance” is a coined phrase for brotherly romance, used to refer to generally non-sexual relationship between two males.

The show earned flak from netizens when an alleged “bromance” between two contestants, 18-year-old Karlo Lorenzo “Kenzo” Gutierrez and 12-year-old Bailey Thomas May was interpreted as “romantic relationship.” With referral number CL-15-06-28BM , the 4 page resolution which was address to ABS-CBN channel 2 and Sky Cable  management .

The  resolution which cite Republic Act 7610, MTRCB resolution ordered PBB to “immediately cease and desist from requiring participants to engage in activities and tasks which may be deemed to be hazardous to their life and safety, or prejudicial to their physical, psychological, emotional, moral, spiritual, and social well-being.”

ABS-CBN channel 2 had likewise decided to stop airing the live-streaming episodes of PBB following the hearings and public clamor .

Batman versus Superman : Dawn of Justice Trailer and Cast

Viewers from all over the world are thrilled with the release of the official trailer of the movie Batman versus Superman : Dawn of Justice trailer .

Among the cast and crew incudes Henry Cavil, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Harry Lennix and Christina Wren reprise their roles from Man of Steel.Joining the cast are Ben Affleck   as Batman, Gal Gadot  as Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg   as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons  as Alfred Pennyworth,Ray Fisher  as Cyborg,Jason Momoa as Aquaman, and Tao Okamoto  as Lex Luthor’s assistant Mercy Graves  , Scott Mc Nairy , Callan Mulvey , Jena Malone and Holly Hunter have been cast in unspecified roles.

Movie fans and toy collector are still waiting for the collectible official merchandise items .

The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on March 25, 2016, in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BatmanVsSupermanMovie

New Photo Release of Ghostbuster 3 Casts in Uniforms


Ghostbusters 2016 casts:  Melissa Mc Carthy, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon with Ecto 2

Film director Paul Feig in his Twitter account showed the photos of the casts in uniforms . The all female cast would be quite different compared to the first 2 Ghostbusters movies. The filming location includes Old Everett High School in Massachusetts, United States of America . Production Companies – Pascal Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment ( SPE ) . The film is distributed by Columbia Pictures .

According to Mr. Dan Aykroyd , “Ghostbusters 3″ is an exciting movie because of the dynamics of the three female lead stars. Although the three actresses have very distinct voices, they will come together to ensure that fans would have a blast while watching the movie.”

Toy and Film collectors around the world are still waiting for the collectible merchandise releases like character toy, die cast cars , movie posters among others .

original Ectomobile -1 car in 1984 film ( screen grabs)

For die-cast toy collectors -The original Ecto-1 is a 1959 Cadillac professional car with all the ghost busting equipments in the first 2 films .

2016 Ghostbuster Ecto -1

While in the new film , the car looks like Cadillac Superior Hearse 1983-1984 – which is less bulky and more fitting. The commercial chassis had a wheelbase of 144.5 inches, and was a whopping 242 inches long.  This hearse is one of only 450 Cadillac hearses produced by Superior Coach Company in 1983. Ghostbuster 3 film is showing in UK in15 July 2016  and July 22 -USA and Norway , July 27- Belgium , July 29 -Turkey As of the press time , local film distributor in the Philippines still had no release date .

Website Link : IMDB.com

Screen Rant : http://screenrant.com/ghostbusters-reboot-new-car-costume-images/

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