Gloc 9 joins one of our biggest Campus Caravans!

With the help of Olivarez College’s  SSG, we were able to successfully pull off one of our biggest Campus Caravan in history. According to some of the students that we interviewed, they barely have no events that encourage students who already love writing songs to actually pursue the craft. They hope that this event will be the bridge for songwriter students to build a community inside the campus.

Eugene Layug, one of our young members, serenaded his schoolmates while waiting for our guest composer lecturer.

Gloc-9 gave a crowd-energizing performance of “Hoy!” to open the #FILSCAPCampusCaravan. 👏👏👏

“Mas mahal ko ang pangarap ko kaya kahit anong balakid hinarap ko.”

He told the story of his life as a service crew before being discovered as a rapper. He used to leave cassette tapes to record labels and the guards will tell him to wait for their call. His biggest break started when an executive from a big time TV Station accidentally picked his tape from an archive of records.

The most effective songwriters are those who are good in empathizing with others. 

“Kailangan marunong ka maglagay ng sarili mo sa sitwasyon ng iba at ma-relay mo through words ang buhay ng isang tao.”

“Sirena” was the hardest song Gloc-9 has written because of the sensitivity of the topic.

“Nung bata ako, meron akong naging kapitbahay. Mahilig siya magmakeup at magmini skirt tapos nagtratrabaho sa parlor. Yung ibang tao pinagtatawanan siya pero ang di nila makita ay sa likod ng makeup na yun ay isang tao na nagtratrabaho ng marangal para mabuhay ang kaniyang pamilya.”

HIS ADVICE TO THE YOUNGER GENERATION

“Bawal ang umayaw. Ang mga struggles sa buhay kailangan yan 

para mahanap mo kung sino ka talaga as a songwriter.

Wag kang mahiya at wag kang matakot sumubok.”

Gloc-9

Campus Caravan Composer Lecturer

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