outbrain
Close  

Gloc-9 urges Filipinos to keep holding on amid pandemic: ‘Ok lang matakot’

/ 12:16 PM July 22, 2020
Gloc-9

Aristotle Pollisco or Gloc-9 (Image: Instagram/@glocdash9)

Pinoy hip-hop icon Gloc-9 (real name: Aristotle Pollisco) had some words of encouragement for fellow Filipinos who have been struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the many other issues hounding the country.

While admitting that he himself is afraid, Gloc-9 urged the public to keep fighting to survive and that it is okay to show fear during these dire times.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Ok lang matakot mga Kababayan. Ako natatakot din ako pero alam ko din na walang nagiging matapang na hindi dumadaan sa takot,” he said on Facebook yesterday, July 21.

(It is okay to be scared, my countrymen. I myself am afraid, but I know that nobody becomes brave without first being afraid.)

FEATURED STORIES

“Kahit na ano pang pag daanan natin sarili lang din natin ang may desisyon kung papatalo tayo. Kung babangon tayo o hindi. Kung pipiliin nating malungkot o humanap ng dahilan para sumaya wala nang iba,” Gloc-9 added.

Ok lang matakot mga Kababayan. Ako natatakot din ako pero alam ko din na walang nagiging matapang na hindi dumadaan sa…

Posted by gloc-9 on Monday, July 20, 2020

The rapper then noted that it is up to an individual what he will make of his situation: “Kung babangon tayo o hindi. Kung pipiliin nating malungkot o humanap ng dahilan para sumaya wala nang iba.”

(If we are going to stand up or not. If we are going to choose to be sad or look for a reason to be happy, nothing else.)

“Kaya laban lang bangon lang lagi!!! Hanggat buhay ka pa may laban ka palagi tandaan mo yan!!!” Gloc-9 added. “Laban lang para sa mga Mahal natin Laban lang LAGI!!!!”

ADVERTISEMENT

(So, just always fight and stand up! As long as you are alive, you always have the chance to fight, remember that! Just keep fighting for our loved ones, always!)

The rapper’s encouraging words seemed to have touched many hearts as his post has already garnered over 15,000 reactions and more than 2,000 shares since yesterday, as of this writing.

Gloc-9’s message also comes in line with his recently released song with singer Bugoy Drilon titled “Ahon,” where he likens life to a bicycle ride.

Just like his post, the rapper in the song urged others to continue riding even through steep paths, and to pick themselves up whenever they fall.

Gloc-9 also recently penned a message to inspire fellow small business owners who have resorted to selling their goods online amid the pandemic-induced quarantine.

The rapper emphasized that there is nothing to be ashamed of in selling goods online after he was told by a fan that it does not suit him.  /ra

RELATED STORIES:

Gloc-9 on being told online selling doesn’t suit him: ‘Walang dapat ikahiya kung ang trabaho marangal’

LISTEN: Gloc-9, Bugoy Drilon release new song ‘Ahon’

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: covid-19, encouragement, Facebook, Gloc-9, Hip hop, Inspirational, rappers
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.