Pinoy with Batangueño roots nation’s newest singing pride

Duets' third placer Jason Farol, who traces his roots to Batangas (photo by ABC)

 

MANILA–Arnel Pineda of Journey, Apl de Ap of the Black Eyed Peas, Jasmine Trias, Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls, Charice Pempengco, Jessica Sanchez. No matter the ratio of the Filipino blood for some of these celebrities, their 7,107-island homeland that’s some 7,000 miles away from the US had been proud of them.  [Read more…]