ENCORE FEATURE: Real Names of Filipino Artists
August 30, 2018 UDOU TEAM
Recently, a meme circulated with saying that Cardi B’s real name is “Cardi Backyardigan”. And we were shookt! Of course, this was only a meme, but it got us thinking. What are the real names of your favorite artists?
My name is Belcalis ,Growing up people called me Bacardi cause my sister name is Hennessy ..FYI
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) July 21, 2016
So for this post, we’ve rounded up some of the biggest names in the music industry who are not exactly using their real names. Here are four real names of your favorite artists.
1. Shanti Dope
We’ve heard of Shanti Dope everywhere, but did you ever get to find out his real name? It’s actually Sean Patrick Ramos!
First thing’s first, Ben&Ben (formerly The Benjamins) is actually a collective. Yes, there are two of them who front the band, but there’s a lot more to them.
Here are their names:
Paolo Guico – Acoustic Guitarist, Songwriter, Vocalist
Miguel Guico – Acoustic Guitarist, Songwriter, Vocalist
Poch Baretto – Electric Guitarist
Jam Villanueva – Drummer
Agnes Reoma – Bassist
Patricia Lasaten – Keyboardist
Toni Muñoz – Percussionist
Andrew de Pano – Percussionist
Keifer Cab – Violinist
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We know him as Quest, but in real life, he’s actually called Jose Villanueva III.
We haven’t heard from Bamboo in a while, but that doesn’t mean we still wonder. Did you know that his real name is Francisco Gaudencio Lope Belardo Mañalac?
5. Gloc 9
Andito din si Gloc 9, wala siyang apelyido. At least, his artist name doesn’t have one. Gloc 9’s name on his birth certificate is actually Aristotle Pollisco.
Unlike the others, Franco actually uses his real name first name. But if you want to know more about him, you might want to check his full name, Franco Reyes, for better
5. KZ Tandingan
So what do the K and Z stand for in KZ Tandingan’s name? Her full name is actually Kristine Zhenie Lobrigas Tandingan.
6. Yeng Constantino
We all know this girl by Yeng, but have you ever thought to look up her real name? It’s actually Josephine Eusebio Constantino.
These are just some of the real names of your favorite artists. For those wondering, where’s BP Valenzuela? Well, we’re still working our magic to get her real name too! If you know it, though, hit us up over at Facebook or Twitter @UDoUPh.