Biyernes, Abril 23, 2021

Hanabishi’s Practical Gift Ideas for Your Inay, Mama, Mom This Mother’s Day

Hanabishi Hotpot BBQ Griller

If you’re looking for practical gift ideas, here are some Hanabishi products that can help put a smile on her face this Mother’s Day. On her special day, make it a little extra by giving her a gift that you know she’d love and cherish. It could be as simple as a heartfelt note or more extravagant if you have the means to spend more. 

For the Mom Who Loves to Cook

Hanabishi Air Fryer Oven

If you haven’t gifted your mom with an air fryer yet, now’s the perfect time to do so. Hanabishi air fryers are among the most popular these days, and they have several models that you can choose from. Take your pick from the bigger and more spacious air fryer ovens to the portable smaller air fryer models. Hanabishi also offers various grillers -- from BBQ grillers with hotpots to multi-cook grillers. Also, check out Hanabishi’s electric gas stoves and induction cookers. 

Hanabishi Hotpot BBQ Griller

For The Mom Who Loves to Keep Things Clean and Sanitized

Hanabishi Air Purifier

Hanabishi has a wide range of products for disinfecting and sanitizing. Among its more popular products is the Hanabishi Air Purifier, a must-have these days as it keeps the air clean indoors with its 4-in-1 HEPA filter, plasma ion technology, air quality indicator, and air filter indicator. Another must-have the Hanabishi Portable UVC Sterilization Lamp, which has UVC and ozone sterilization that can kill up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses and also removes odor and dust particles.

Hanabishi Portable UVC Sterilization Lamp

To Help Her Relax When She’s Stressed Out

Hanabishi Air Conditioner

Our moms oversee a lot of things at home, and she deserves her relaxation time. If your mom’s the type who likes watching K-dramas, local series, and movies, why not give her a new Hanabishi TV? A new fan or air conditioner to keep her cool during these stressful times is also a good gift idea.

Hanabishi TV

For the Mom Who Loves to Bake

Hanabishi Hand Mixer

Whether your mom is a first-time or seasoned baker, she’ll never say no to quality hand and stand mixers, Hanabishi has a great range of mixers to suit her skill level and preference. If you want to wow her on Mother’s Day, consider giving her an electric oven. No matter which Hanabishi model you choose, you’re assured of giving your mom something that’s built to last.

Hanabishi Electric Oven 

For more gift options this Mother’s Day and other special occasions, visit  Hanabishi Appliances website, You can also browse its items at its official Lazada flagship store.

About Hanabishi:
Spanning more than three decades, Hanabishi has established its reputation as a provider of affordable yet quality home products that last, which paved the way for its tagline “Kapartner from Start to Forever.” Hanabishi Home Appliances are available at leading appliance stores nationwide. For more information about Hanabishi, please visit and like them on Facebook:

Linggo, Abril 18, 2021

Upgrade your COVID-19 safety measures with SM


With the alarming surge of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines of late, it is important that we keep our guard up and upgrade our safety measures at home or when going outside to ensure that we are protected from COVID-19 as much as possible.

To do so, here are some tips from SM Supermalls:

Stay safe at home. During this time of health crisis, it is highly encouraged for everyone to stay at home as much as possible, and only go out to buy essentials like food and sanitation products and tools. While at home, members of the household must also practice COVID-19 protocols: wear masks especially when living with seniors or those who are immunocompromised, wash hands thoroughly and often, and have a sanitation station where everyone can easily access UV, alcohol, disinfectant mat, and hamper to leave used clothes, and other items for cleaning and sanitizing. You can get all these and more at The SM Store. Stay at home and have these safety essentials delivered to you by placing your orders via ViberFacebook Messenger, or SM’s Call to Deliver hotline #143SM (#14376). Check this link to find out more:

Check out this laundry basket for your used clothes

Table for your sanitation station

UV lamp for disinfection

Keep yourself protected while outside. When leaving your house, be sure to wear a face shield as well as the recommended face mask like N95 or KN95. Otherwise, experts also suggest to double mask. Also, consider carrying a travel pouch with you. It should contain all the safety essentials, such as alcohol or hand sanitizers, cleaning wipes to clean surfaces, and soap. You can now buy handy sanitation tools you can carry with you such as wearable air purifiers, portable UV wands, surgical masks, and gloves if needed. 

Practice double masking by putting a surgical mask underneath a cloth mask. 

You can also carry with you a pocket UV-C sterilizer for added protection.

Practice protocols when going back inside the home. With the increasing cases, your chances of getting exposed to someone with COVID while outside are also getting higher. So before going inside your house, be sure to have a pail with a bleach solution where you can soak your dirty clothes. Leave your outdoor shoes outside or have a disinfecting mat to clean the soles of your shoes, and have cleaning wipes ready to wipe everything you touch. Head to Watsons to upgrade your sanitation kit or you can also order online via

Sanitize your mobile phone and other small personal items by placing them inside UV disinfection bag or use cleaning wipes available at Watsons.

Disinfect deliveries. If you’re having your food and other essential items delivered, have the courier leave the items outside your house to be disinfected. Avoid cash on delivery to minimize contact with the courier. Be sure to spray or wipe all delivery bags with a bleach solution, and wash grocery items. Do not spray on perishable items with a cleaning solution as it may be toxic. 

Stay healthy. Right now, everyone’s first line of defense against COVID-19 is staying healthy. Start by incorporating at least 30 minutes of exercise in your daily routines, and eat a well-balanced diet that consists of fruits and vegetables, along with vitamins and other supplements. Doing these may help strengthen your immune system to fight off respiratory infections including flu, pneumonia, and even the COVID-19 virus. You can also get tested at drive-thru collections sites at SM in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross to be sure you are safe and protected.

Boost your immunity by taking vitamins and minerals.

Try Watsons’ effervescent tablet which contains Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin D, or take Watsons’ multivitamins and minerals capsule.

Get all your essentials at SM. From sanitation and cleaning products to medicines, food and other essential needs, everything you need can be found at SM Supermalls. And to help ensure the safety of mallgoers, SM strictly adheres to safety protocols. Social distancing and the wearing of face masks and face shields are strictly implemented inside the mall premises. SM also offers an option for those who wish to buy all their needs from the comfort of their homes via the SM Malls Online Mobile app. Browse through the selection available from SM North Edsa, SM Megamall, and SM Mall of Asia and have these delivered to your doorstep. You also have the option to pick it up from the mall.

Download SM Malls Online mobile app to shop for safety essentials at the comforts of your home.

During this trying time, let us do our part to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay home and stay safe!

To know more, visit and follow SM Supermalls on Facebook and Instagram.  

Sabado, Abril 17, 2021

Start Your Own Business, the Santé Way

"At Santé, we understand that starting a business is never easy. That is why we initiated the Santé Partnership Program to help aspiring entrepreneurs establish their own businesses. It is also our way of opening opportunities for thousands of people who have lost their jobs due to the current pandemic." ~Joey Marcelo, Santé CEO 

Sante, a provider of the premier natural and organic health and wellness products and services, shares the four essential things that are guaranteed to be a part of our journey to start and achieving our dream business’ success. 

Starting your own business is one of the bravest and most exciting things you can do in your lifetime. But sometimes, it can be a little intimidating, especially when you do not know how and where to begin.  

While it can really be challenging, it always pays if you know what you need before entering a new business venture. For Santé, a provider of the premier natural and organic health and wellness products and services, these things are guaranteed to be an essential part of your journey to starting and achieving your dream business's success. 

Prepare Your Capital 
Your capital would be your financial assets used to generate wealth through investments. There are four types of capital: debt, equity, trading, and working capital. 

It would help if you had the capital to keep your business going, and it can come in the form of equipment, human resources, or loans. Without it, or when improperly managed, it can lead to total business failure. 

Know Your Market 
You need to know your competition, the people who will buy your products and services, the industry trends, and more to understand better the proper steps you must take to make your business a success. Regardless of the industry, you will be a part of; you can never know everything at the start. 

Sell High-Quality Products 
Of course, the success of your business is determined by how much the consumers love your product. When choosing the product you want to sell, make sure it has been proven and tested to assure your business has a higher chance of success and build yourself as a reliable businessman. 

Be E-Commerce Ready 
We live in the age of digital technology, and most consumers search online for anything they want and need. Every business needs to adapt to succeed, and staying out of the loop might prevent your business from reaching the desired goal it aims for. 

If you are still uncertain about starting your own business, why not reach out to a reliable business partner that will stand beside you every step of the way and lead you to success? After all, there are reliable business partners like Santé that can help you be your own boss.  

With its Santé Partnership Program, the company aims to provide new ways to earn income while reaping the benefits of time and financial freedom offered by owning a business. This initiative also defines Santé’s capability to provide extensive market knowledge, high-quality products, e-commerce readiness, among other essential things that can help aspiring entrepreneurs jumpstart their business. First-time business owners also have nothing to fear as Santé will provide daily training and seminars online through its Santé Engage platform. 

Santé is one of the fastest-growing distribution and direct selling companies globally. Aside from New Zealand and the Philippines, Santé is present in key cities such as Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Abuja, Lagos, and Cyprus. It offers premier organic health and wellness products and services designed to improve people's quality of life so they can live more and do more. 

Brandon Vera, Sage Northcutt join The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition Candidates in Episode 5

Brandon Vera and Sage Northcutt

Pinoy MMA Hero and reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon "The Truth" Vera and American karate world champion "Super" Sage Northcutt gave the candidates a double thrill in Episode 5 of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. The two MMA athletes captained their respective teams in an exciting dragon race in the waters of Kallang River in Singapore. In this episode, "The Truth" met fellow Pinoy and mixed martial arts champion Louie Sangalang for the first time. They even fought together on the same team.

IF last week's episode is already intense enough, you haven't seen what's next.

ONE Championship's longest-reigning titlist made his presence felt in episode 5 of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition as reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon "The Truth" Vera paid the candidates a visit as a guest athlete.

The Filipino-American champion is definitely a winner in every sense of the word, as evidenced by him being the division's first and only champion since the organization introduced the belt in December 2015.

Brandon Vera and Sage Northcutt

Vera has knocked down every challenge that came his way, amassing an impressive 25-8 (1 NC) mixed martial arts record, including emphatic title defenses against the likes of Igor Subora, Paul Cheng, Hideki Sekine, and Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli -- all of whom falling in the first round.

But it could also offer a glimpse of what's in store for the future, all the more with budding contenders like Arjan “Singh” Bhullar and “Mighty Warrior” Kang Ji Won hot on Vera's heels and aching for a shot at the reigning champion.

That alone should make the candidates listen to every piece of advice Vera would be willing to hand out as he provides an imposing presence in the episode's physical task.

But Vera isn't alone in providing their inputs to the candidates as "Super" Sage Northcutt will also be joining the ONE Heavyweight World Champion in the episode.

His good looks may captivate everyone watching, but the 25-year-old lightweight's brute force is no joke as he proved to everyone before that he's not just a pretty face.

Northcutt will be a welcome presence for the candidates as he awaits his next foe after having his ONE on TNT 4 match against Shinya "Tobikan Judan" Aoki on April 28 canceled.

He, after all, knows a thing or two about being hungry to come back after suffering a first-round defeat to Cosmo Alexandre at ONE: Enter The Dragon in May 2019 to go down to an 11-3 win-loss record.

Vera and Northcutt are just the latest from the top-caliber athletes who have appeared on the show after mixed martial arts legends Georges "Rush" St-Pierre and Renzo Gracie, and ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee.

Other athletes set to guest star in future episodes include former ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren, ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious Johnson, Indian Wrestling Champion Ritu Phogat, and ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan.

The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition invited 16 contestants handpicked from around the world to compete in a high-stakes game of business and physical challenges. The winner will receive a US$250,000 job offer to work directly under Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong for a year as his protege in Singapore.

“The Apprentice” is one of the biggest non-scripted reality television programs in history, judging the business skills of candidates who are competing for a job offer under a high-profile CEO. It has aired in more than 120 countries. The first season of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” consists of 13 episodes and will be seen in the Philippines on Thursdays, 8:50 pm on AXN cable network, and on Mondays at 9 p.m. on One Sports.

Episode 5 of The Apprentice: OCE airs tonight, April 15, on AXN (8:50pm) and on Monday, April 19, on One Sports (9pm).

Eyecare is self-care: Make Eye Mo Daily Care a part of your daily routine

“In these hard times of the pandemic, washing our eyes with water is not enough. That is why, Combiphar, makers of Eye Mo have continuously introduced innovations to provide eye care solutions to Filipinos. Eye Mo Daily Care is one such innovation. For people on the go every day with exposure to pollutants in daily commute, whether on your current work locations or still working from home, with screen times increasing exponentially, cleaning your eyes every day is very essential. The use of Eye Mo Daily Care Formula meets this need perfectly, especially for eye strain and relieving itchy eyes after a long day of contact lens use. Make it a habit to have clean eyes everyday.” ~Earl Alonzo Jayona, Head of Sales and Marketing; Eye Mo Eye Care Portfolio, IMS Asia Philippines


The new and perfect innovation from Eye Mo. In light of the work-from-home and study-from-home setup becoming the new norm in this pandemic, Eye Mo reintroduces Eye Mo Daily Care - your new go-to product to care and protect your eyes. Eye Mo Daily Care can relieve mild irritation such as itchy eyes, and gently cleanses your eyes every day, keeping them free from pollutants and allergens that can cause irritation. This pocket-sized formula is perfect for your eyecare session every after a long day of sitting in front of your PC or scrolling through your phone. 

Everybody deserves a measure of self-care every day. In these challenging times, we need to look after every facet of our lives. Just as we remember to wear a mask and face shield to care for ourselves, so should we remember to care for our eyes daily as part of our self-care routine.

With work-from-home and study-from-home being the norm, people are straining their eyes staring into computer screens, mobile devices, and all sorts of gadgets countless hours a day. And as we leave the house to do our quick errands, pollution is another stressor for the eyes. That is why it is necessary for everyone to have clean and refreshed eyes every day.

Thankfully, Eye Mo, the leading eye care brand in the Philippines, has re-launched Eye Mo Daily Care, the perfect way to achieve eye care every day. Eye Mo Daily Care can relieve mild irritation such as itchy eyes, and gently cleanses your eyes every day, keeping them free from pollutants and allergens that can cause irritation. At the same time, it alleviates eye strain from all the hours spent in front of screens and exposure to pollutants. Gentle on the eyes, it is safe for daily use.

Conveniently portable, each bottle of Eye Mo Daily Care is sized to fit in your pocket and can be taken with you anywhere and everywhere you go. Affordably priced at P99. SRP, this new product brings eye care well within your reach.

Over the years, Eye Mo has been helping Filipinos in taking good care of their eyes with essential products for every eye type.  It has a range of solutions to address mild eye irritation concerns, making all these affordable and accessible to consumers. These include Eye Mo Red Eyes Formula, which alleviates irritations from pollution, dust, smoke, or swimming; and Eye Mo Moist, to lubricate and moisturize dry and tired eyes.

Make eye care every day a part of your self-care routine. Try Eye Mo Daily Care now available in All-Mercury Drug, Watsons, South Star Drug, Rose Pharmacy, and all leading drugstores nationwide. Visit or Facebook/EyeMoPh for more information. 

Biyernes, Abril 16, 2021

Shopee Supports Eco-Friendly Brands in Time for Earth Day

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launched Shop Green to encourage Filipinos to support sustainable products through Shop Green, an online sale from April 19 to 25.   Shopee launched its Shop Green campaign to support brands in their advocacy for a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle.  

Brands like Klean Kanteen Philippines, Messy Bessy, and Unilever are pushing for sustainable operations and actively choosing to use organic materials as steps towards building a better and healthier planet. 

Every year, people celebrate Earth Day to raise global awareness and inspire millions of individuals to take action to protect the environment. As part of the international efforts to drive action among the community, Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launched Shop Green to encourage Filipinos to support sustainable products through Shop Green, an online sale from April 19 to 25. 

In 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which listed responsible consumption and production, climate action, and sustainable cities and communities as part of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, most nations are still far from reaching these goals, with the Philippines ranked 99th out of the 166 countries in terms of progress towards achieving these objectives.

Committed to creating a sustainable future, brands like Klean Kanteen Philippines, Messy Bessy, and Unilever are pushing for sustainable operations and actively choosing to use organic materials as steps towards building a better and healthier planet. Therefore, Shopee launched its Shop Green campaign to support these brands in their advocacy for a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle.

Klean Kanteen Philippines
“We don't just make bottles. We create solutions for social change.  We work hard to design durable, versatile, and affordable products that can last a lifetime and replace mountains of single-use waste. Our partnership with Shopee allows us to tell our story and start important conversations with more consumers.”
At Klean Kanteen Philippines, environmental responsibility is an ongoing journey that involves constant research on how to source better and more eco-friendly materials. The brand’s mission is to create durable, versatile, and affordable products for its consumers, and encourage the switch to drink bottles that are more environmentally sustainable. Klean Kanteen Philippines saw Shopee’s extensive growth as a testament to the platform’s commitment to innovate and adapt to changing consumer needs. Through Shopee,  consumers can easily purchase their favorite Klean Kanteen bottles and join the movement to stop single-use habits. 

Klean Kanteen Philippines is committed to donating 1% of their annual sales to organizations they believe in every single year. 

Messy Bessy 
“We believe that being mindful of the environment and its sustainability is important. Partnering with Shopee truly helped us expand our e-commerce business and allowed us to reach people nationwide. With Shopee’s coin cashback and free shipping promotions, our clients find it easier to purchase our refill bottles and this allows us to use less plastic bottles. Currently, we have collection points in our Metro Manila kiosks for these bottles since we are able to recycle and reuse them.” ~Krie Reyes-Lopez, CEO and Founder of Messy Bessy
Messy Bessy is a line of plant-derived home and personal care products. The social enterprise aims to change the world, one sustainable product at a time. By developing eco-friendly products made from organic ingredients, the brand creates sustainable livelihoods for Filipino students, at-risk youths, and abused young adults to help stop the cycle of poverty. All of their products make use of cleaning agents that are found in nature, such as deriving ethyl alcohol from sugar cane. Their surface cleaners, all-purpose scrubs, and liquid detergents also do not have harmful chemicals. 

The company is growing at a rapid pace and there is a demand for more convenient access to their products. By partnering with Shopee, Messy Bessy was able to reach more buyers nationwide, especially those looking for affordable, easily accessible, and effective environmentally friendly products. 

Unilever’s Love Beauty & Planet
“Shop Green sheds light on how easy it can be to do more for the planet. Being a part of this campaign solidifies our brand’s commitment to a better, greener, and more sustainable planet. Through this initiative, Love Beauty & Planet can reach more Filipinos and help them create #smallactsoflove with just one click.” ~Isab Galang, Assistant Brand Manager for Love Beauty & Planet, Unilever Philippines
In 2019, Unilever brought its Love Beauty & Planet initiative to the Philippines, in line with its commitment to do small acts of love to make consumers and the planet a little more beautiful, everyday. With Shopee, Unilever could reach more consumers, convincing them to be more eco-friendly and pro-planet with their products. Shop Green is aligned with Love Beauty & Planet’s purpose of enabling consumers to do more for themselves and the planet by providing a convenient platform to make more sustainable choices when purchasing products.

Shoppers can also look forward to brands like Forever 21, P&G’s Herbal Essences, and Colgate-Palmolive. To find out more about the campaign and to show your support for sustainable brands, visit from April 19 to 25, 2021.

To enjoy more discounts on your eco-friendly purchases, you can top up with ShopeePay and get free shipping with a minimum spend of ₱199, while getting 8% cashback with a minimum spend of ₱1,000.

Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play. 

About Shopee
Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia & Taiwan. Shopee connects shoppers, brands, and sellers across Asia and other fast-growing markets, empowering anyone to buy and sell anywhere and at any time. 

Shopee offers an easy, secure, and engaging experience that is enjoyed by millions of people daily. It offers a wide product assortment, supported by integrated payments and logistics, as well as popular entertainment features tailored for each market. Shopee is also a key contributor to the region’s digital economy with a firm commitment to helping brands and entrepreneurs succeed in e-commerce.

Shopee is a part of Sea Limited (NYSE:SE), a leading global consumer internet company. In addition to Shopee, Sea’s other core businesses include its digital entertainment arm, Garena, and digital financial services arm, SeaMoney. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.

Def Jam Recordings Philippines brings the best of the Filipino hip-hop community in all-star REKOGNIZE EP SERIES

“I truly believe that if you have that love for the culture, it can work and I really feel it in my gut, hoping that the same heart, passion, and energy will be shared. This won’t be Def Jam Philippines’ success alone but also the whole Pinoy hip-hop and R&B communities, too. I chose to look for raw talents, develop and mold them and have that chemistry and bond with each other until they ‘make it’ and have that superstar status and create monster hits. We look for artists that are creatively genuine, amazingly talented, world-class and have a great character and good working attitude, humble but confident, and can have a long-lasting and fruitful relationship together with our team.~Allan Mitchell “Daddy A” Silonga, A&R Senior Manager of Def Jam Philippines

‘ATIN ANG GABI’ artists(L-R) Ebet(K24/7), Calvin De Leon, Jhego Catabay(Legit Misfitz), Al James, Daddy A(K24/7), Dash Calzado(Legit Misfitz)

Def Jam, one of hip-hop’s most revered record labels in the world, is set to arrive on Philippine shores with the official launch of its massive Rekognize project featuring its all-star hip-hop roster today, Friday, April 16, 2021.
Rekognize is a historic hip-hop celebration that gathers more than 120+ artists and 14 music producers from the old and new schools of hip-hop for an all-star four-EP series that will roll out this year. The Rekognize project will not only introduce Def Jam Philippines’ young, stellar roster to Pinoy hip-hop fans but also shine the spotlight on the rich and diverse Filipino hip-hop and R&B movements on the global stage. 

Uniting various members of the Filipino hip-hop community, Rekognize brings not just past and current generations of Pinoy emcees in a sonically monumental event but also through compelling visual narratives. Kicking off Rekognize is the star-studded Nite N’ Day EP, which brings together some of the most exciting names in hip-hop and R&B in the country. Nite N’ Day features lead singles “Beautiful Day” by Mike Swift, D-Coy, Alisson Shore, kiyo, and Mark Beats, which dropped earlier this year and followed by “Atin Ang Gabi” by Al James, Legit Misfitz, K24/7, and Calvin De Leon. 

‘BEAUTIFUL DAY’ artists (L-R) D-Coy, kiyo, Mark Beats, Mike Swift, Alisson Shore

Introducing Def Jam Philippines’ Upcoming Roster

(L-R) VVS Collective, JMara, DonWilson, Scye Eurieka, Fateeha, Tommie King, J-Nina, Tiffany Lhei
  • VVS Collective: a rap group consisting of four talented guys who write and produce their own songs. They’re best known for their melodic trap and mumble rap style. VVS Collective also takes the distinction of being the first act signed under the label.
  • Tiffany Lhei: a 13-year-old rapper from Cavite who gives off a genuine swag and confidence with her varied rhyming styles. 
  • SCYE: a lyrical rapper from Bulacan. With a growing collection of demos under his belt already, he caught the attention of Def Jam Philippines with his rhymes and intense, passionate delivery.
  • DonWilson: a 20-year-old R&B singer-songwriter from Batangas whose music exudes sexuality and romance.
  • Eurieka: a 17-year-old rapper and songwriter from Caloocan. With a combination of charm and innocence, he delivers impeccable rhymes and flows with a unique tone.
  • Tommie King: is a rapper and songwriter originally from Atlanta and currently based in Manila with a star quality that rivals that of local celebrities.
  • J-Nine: a young R&B singer that exudes a similar vibe as Ariana Grande but has her own way of charming people with her looks and singing ability. 
  • Fateeha: a 17-year-old rapper and singer-songwriter with a fantastic attitude and superstar aura—a potential international star in the making.
  • JMara: a rapper and singer-songwriter from Quezon who will surely stun the audience with his unique style and strong delivery and songwriting.

Pinoy fans can expect nothing short of history in the making with Def Jam Philippines’ launch. “It will be huge and again will be centered in cultivating and promoting the hip-hop and R&B culture and community. It's gonna be a celebration of Pinoy pride, heart, and dignity,” Daddy A adds.

The launch of Def Jam Philippines follows the official expansion of Def Jam South East Asia in September 2019, reaffirming its commitment to developing hip-hop communities throughout the region. 

Follow Def Jam PH for more updates:

About Def Jam South East Asia:
Since its game-changing launch, Def Jam SEA has already paid its dues several times over, flexing its musical chops  at high-profile showcases such as 2019’s Culture Cartel convention in Singapore, and helping to usher in global sports  retailer JD Sport’s entry into the Thai market during the brand’s massive launch party in Bangkok.

With hip-hop’s influence spanning the globe, it was only a matter of time before Def Jam slung its brand of dope directly in South East Asia, arguably the most excitingly fresh frontline for new, boundary-pushing music. The label has also  been busy bringing in more stellar talent from across the region into its fold, adding Abubakarxli of Malaysia, Indonesia’s  Ben Utomo and Rayi Putra, and welcoming Vietnam and the Philippines to the family, represented by the likes of  SeaChains and VVS Collective, respectively.

Realistic Tips and Affordable Gadgets You Can Use to Transition to a Smarter Lifestyle


realme is currently having a Super Brand Day on Shopee and offers a big discount of up to 28% off this April 16-18 so everyone can enjoy a smarter lifestyle, 

For instance, the realme C25, everyone can avail it at a very affordable price at P5,990.  Get crystal clear call quality with the realme Buds Air 2 at P2, 890 and realme Buds Air Neo 2 at P1,920. You may also Enhance your entertainment experience with upgraded home appliances with realme Smart Android  43" TV only at P15,990. 

Now that a lot of us are staying home, we have to juggle working remotely, completing household chores, taking care of our family, and somehow squeezing in some rest and relaxation—every single day! If you’re feeling overwhelmed, technology can help you become more efficient and help make each day easier. 

Smart gadgets, for instance, can streamline your work and entertainment for you. With just a single device you can control various household appliances and accessories simply by connecting them to the internet or to each other through Bluetooth. This will help you complete your daily to-do list more efficiently, keep track of your personal goals, and create better ways to bond with loved ones while staying safe at home.

realme’s top-notch gadgets can help you transition to a smarter lifestyle. The good news is they’re on sale on Shopee this April 16-18! Check out some of these gadgets and a few tips for enjoying a smart lifestyle below. 

Choose a powerful device for controlling multiple smart gadgets

First, you need a heavy-duty device you can use as your “remote.” With realme C25, you can connect to and control your other smart gadgets. This smartphone boasts a massive battery size of 6000mAh, which, aside from being able to withstand hours of serving as a control center for your other devices, can handle multiple activities such as e-mail, gaming, and social media. Even with heavy usage, the phone won’t run out of juice for quite a bit, since it can last more than a month on standby. No need to worry about lengthy charging times with its 18W Quick Charge 9V/2A charger as well. 

Get gadgets that work for all kinds of scenarios

At a time when we can’t see our colleagues and loved ones face to face, it’s important to make sure we stay connected. Get crystal clear call quality with realme Buds Air 2, thanks to its dual-microphone noise cancellation feature. Enjoy lag-free video calls with 88ms Super Low Latency as well. Its IPX5 water resistance, which prevents rain and sweat from damaging the earphones, can help you stay connected even when you’re outdoors or working out. You can enjoy all these features and more with the realme Buds Air 2 Neo, which offers an updated, sleeker build. 

Make technology your partner in health

What steps are you taking to stay healthy these days? Aside from washing your hands and practicing social distancing, make sure you’re eating right and exercising regularly. Keep track of your BMI, muscle mass, bone mass, metabolism, heart rate, and more with realme Smart Scale. Download the realme Link App to receive a customized health report after you use the scale. The realme Smart Scale can store multi-person health data profiles, so get your whole family in on it as well!

Enhance your entertainment experience with upgraded home appliances

At the end of a long day, all we want to do is lay back, relax, and catch up with our families. Make sure to streamline your entertainment so you can make the most of your free time with your loved ones. With the realm Smart Android 43” TV, you can download thousands of apps, games, movies, shows, and music straight from the Google Play Store. Ask questions online, set reminders, and more with the dedicated Google Assistant button on the remote. Use Chromecast to cast more content from your phone to your TV. You can also stream your favorite shows from popular built-in streaming platforms. 

Aside from the convenience, you can enjoy improved efficiency and more free time with these gadgets. This April 16-18, check out realme’s Super Brand Day on Shopee, where you can score discounts up to 28% off. Visit Realme Super Brand Day | Shopee PH for more information on these deals. Enjoy an even smarter shopping experience with free shipping vouchers and cashback promos when you top up and shop with ShopeePay! Check out for more details. 

Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.

About Shopee
Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia & Taiwan. Shopee connects shoppers, brands, and sellers across Asia and other fast-growing markets, empowering anyone to buy and sell anywhere and at any time. 

Shopee offers an easy, secure, and engaging experience that is enjoyed by millions of people daily. It offers a wide product assortment, supported by integrated payments and logistics, as well as popular entertainment features tailored for each market. Shopee is also a key contributor to the region’s digital economy with a firm commitment to helping brands and entrepreneurs succeed in e-commerce.

Shopee is a part of Sea Limited (NYSE:SE), a leading global consumer internet company. In addition to Shopee, Sea’s other core businesses include its digital entertainment arm, Garena, and digital financial services arm, SeaMoney. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.

About ShopeePay
ShopeePay is an integrated mobile wallet that offers users easy access to digital payment services. Launched in the Philippines in 2019, ShopeePay enables a seamless shopping experience by allowing users to make online payments on Shopee, top-up their wallets, and transfer and withdraw funds.

ShopeePay makes it easier to shop and do business. It provides users with a convenient, secure, and rewarding payment option; it empowers businesses and helps them capture new opportunities. 

ShopeePay is part of SeaMoney, the digital financial services arm of Sea Group. A leading digital payments and financial services provider in Southeast Asia, SeaMoney’s mission is to better the lives of individuals and businesses in the region with financial services through technology. 

Acclaimed producer Regard teams up with global pop stars Troye Sivan and Tate McRae on club thumper ‘You’

“When I talk to my friends, I talk about you. When the Hennessy’s strong, all I see is you. The entire song gives me wavy emotions with the angelic vocals from Tate and Troye.” ~Regard, Kosovan DJ and Producer

Following the announcement of his 2021 BRIT Award nomination for Best British Single on the Raye-featured track called “SECRET,” Kosovan DJ and producer Regard has shared his brand new single ‘You’ with Troye Sivan and Tate McRae via Ministry of Sound. Sophisticated, euphoric and effortlessly sultry, the ‘80s-inspired anthem flirts between Troye and Tate’s ethereal and confessional lyricism, singing. Speaking on the new track, Regard shares enthusiasm that ‘You’ is finally being released. 

Canadian singer-songwriter Tate McRae also had an amazing experience working with Regard and Troye on this effortlessly solid club thumper. 
“It’s a totally different vibe than any of my usual songs, but still has the emotional and lyrical depth that I always try to write.” ~Tate McRae, Canadian Singer-Songwriter
With a BRIT Award nomination under his belt alongside leading one of 2021’s biggest collabs so far with two of the world’s most in demand figures in pop, Regard is quickly generating a global buzz and not so quietly cementing his status as a renowned force in music.

  • About Regard
Regard garnered global attention with his debut single ‘Ride It’ in 2019, which became an international hit, taking the internet and TikTok by storm, and quickly followed it up with his second BRIT award-nominated hit single ‘Secrets’ featuring South London singer RAYE. He has gone on to achieve over 10x Top 10 single chart placements globally, and in the UK, ‘Ride It’ has sold over 1 million records to date (2x Platinum), while ‘Secrets’ was recently certified Platinum. Regard has amassed 2.2 billion combined streams and 9 million worldwide sales.


  • About Tate McRae
On the rise singer/songwriter/dancer Tate McRae is a platinum-selling artist with over 1.8 billion career streams with over 3.3 million subscribers and nearly 500 million video views on YouTube. She was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2021 as the youngest musician on the list as well as Apple Up Next For March 2021, YouTube’s Artist On The Rise, and MTV’s Push Artist For July 2020. Mixing her vocal ability and intimate lyrics with her unparalleled dance moves, Tate performed her breakout single, “you broke me first” on MTV’s European Music Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the VMA’s Pre-Show.

  • About Troye Sivan
In his career to date, Troye Sivan has amassed over 8.4 billion combined global streams. His sophomore album, ‘Bloom’ (Capitol Records), was named as one of the best albums of 2018 by critics at Rolling Stone, The Guardian, USA Today, Billboard, OUT, NPR Music, and numerous other publications, with TIME saying “Troye Sivan is the perfect pop star.” His numerous awards include a Billboard Music Awards trophy, three MTV Europe Music Awards, and two GLAAD Media wins. His collaboration ‘Revelation’ – with Jónsi for the film Boy Erased, which Troye co-starred in – was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song – Motion Picture and shortlisted for an Oscar. ‘Louder Than Bombs’, a track Troye Sivan co-wrote, is also featured on the new BTS album, Map of The Soul:7, which debuted at #1 in the U.S., Korea, Australia, and around the world.