Olivarez College was one of our biggest FILSCAP Campus Caravans!
Thank you SSG and students for joining us and making this event successful
and thank you Gloc-9 for inspiring us with your story as a songwriter and for teaching the value of perseverance.
“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 ABS-CBN 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.”
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 mag-try.Gloc-9
We hope that this #FILSCAPCampusCaravan will be the bridge for songwriter students to become a community.