Welcome to this YouTube hotshot’s comfort zone

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It’s a rare occurrence for a YoutTube hotshot, especially one with over 20 million hits and counting, to open up, not only his private space, but also his mind and reveal facets of his creative process.

Award-winning rapper-musician Abra, or Raymond Abracosa in real life, is the first to admit that he straddles two worlds.

He lives in a quiet subdivision somewhere in Pasig, but thrives in the thrilling, underground hip-hop scene.

He generously shares memories of and anecdotes on his journey from private schools to rap battling, which he describes as an “exciting saga.”

He also shows the Inquirer team his various collections: his caps, bonnets, shoes, ballers, shirts, even his fave perfume (Clinique Happy for Men).

He enumerates his favorite books, movies and TV shows, too.

Just an ordinary afternoon chillin’ with Abra.

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  • globe_smart_sun

    Abra Basura! ang kapal ng mukha ang sarap sapakin!!

  • 808reader

    It’s refreshing to see young Filipino artists like Abra making original material. Most would rather be copycats and mimic western artists. Sad, but the Filipinos seem to struggle in finding their own identity. They love and adore Western culture including music, no doubt a result of the brainwashing they got from their western colonizers, and in the process they are slowly forgetting their own culture.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002040792753 Rogers Nelson Uy

    ano ba kinagaling nito? nung mag guest ke Arnold Clavio ni hindi marunong mag Adlib, napipe, puro kabisotre lang alam

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