Regardless of the end result of the current presidential elections, hip-hop artist Gloc-9 mentioned he has no regrets about his resolution to assist the bid of Vice President Leni Robredo.
“To be trustworthy, I might have performed secure and keep away from all [the possible criticisms] on social media … Walang pagsisisi,” mentioned Gloc-9, when requested about his postelection sentiments at a current press convention for “Kumpisal” (Common Information), his newest single that includes rapper-producer Skusta Clee.
Gloc-9, whose actual identify is Aristotle Pollisco, revealed that there was a chance for a doubtlessly “profitable” job in the beginning of the marketing campaign season. “I requested my kids, ‘What if I take this on for you?’ They advised me, ‘Don’t fear about us,’”associated Gloc-9. “That’s after I made my resolution.”
The 44-year-old rapper, who’s identified for injecting socio-political commentary into his materials, took half in Robredo’s marketing campaign actions, together with a sortie in Baguio Metropolis, the place he carried out the hits “Simpleng Tao” and “Upuan.”
“I didn’t need my kids to suppose that it’s OK to play secure,” mentioned Gloc-9, who has three youngsters with spouse and expertise supervisor, Thea Pollisco: twins Sean Daniel and Danielle Shaun, and youngest daughter Savannah. “Gusto kong malaman nila na kapag alam mo na might pinaniniwalaan kang tama, tumindig ka. Ipaglaban mo ’yun. That’s what I wish to go away with them.”
With greater than 31 million votes as of Might 13 (partial and unofficial outcomes from Comelec information), Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. is ready to imagine the presidency in June. Reflecting on the outcomes, Gloc-9 surmised:
“We’ve got completely different conditions. An individual who feels unheard by those that put on good garments, reside in nicer houses, or eat greasier meals might have had a distinct learn of the poll proper in entrance of him. If the usual of dwelling of Filipinos have been extra equal, maybe the elections in all probability wouldn’t be as divisive because it was.”
The individuals have made their alternative and “voices heard,” he mentioned. “If that is the voice and resolution of many, then we have now to maneuver on. We’ve got to honor that. We’re in a democracy. There might be winners and losers—that’s a part of the elections,” he mentioned. “The individuals know who I selected to assist. However the individuals have made their alternative. Who am I to query that?”
Now that the elections are over, Gloc-9 hopes that Filipinos can overcome political divisiveness and work collectively no matter who they voted for. “I’m a Filipino. Everyone seems to be my kababayan. Let’s all assist one another, no matter who you stood up for,” mentioned Gloc-9 who’s able to assist initiatives that may profit the Filipino individuals. “It’s unhappy that we change into divided. Let’s give our assist in order that the individuals who profit are those that want to profit. We nonetheless have loads of work to do for our kababayans who’re having a troublesome time,” Gloc-9 mentioned. “Divisiveness and anger usually are not the solutions. We’ve got to assist one another.”
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