MTV Music Evolution Live in Manila
MTV Asia has officially announced the date of one of the biggest hip hop concerts to grace Manila. May 17, 2015 is the date of the first ever series of MTV Music Evolution. Top artists around the Globe and the Philippines team up for the gracious event-unprecedented like no other.
Abra with MTV logo live art piece by Archie “Chichimonster” Geotina for MTV Music Evolution 2015 (Credit – MTV Asia)
Grammy Award-winning hip hop trio, Naughty by Nature will team up with Gloc-9 and Abra as the first wave of artists to take the stage in Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park as announced by MTV Asia. Unique in its own kind, MTV Music Evolution aims to bring to life the evolution of music genre and allows people to know and experience how music styles and sounds have progressed through the years.
L-R – MTV VJ Yassi Pressman, Paras Sharma (Vice President, MTV & Digital Media, Asia of Viacom International Media Networks), Abra, Domingo Ramon C. Enerio III (Chief Operating
Officer of Tourism Promotions Board Philippines), Mark Whitehead Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Asia of Viacom International Media Networks), and MTV VJ Alan Wong at MTV Music Evolution 2015 press briefing (Credit – MTV Asia)
The first edition of MTV Music Evolution will primarily feature hip hop from both international and local acts all in one stage while presenting the best of Philippine music and culture. The artists will not only perform to their fans in the Philippines but also to their international audiences, three quarters of a billion households from over 160 countries as the highly anticipated show will be recorded live as part of the MTV world stage global series. The event will be hosted by MTV ASIA VJ’s Alan Wong and Hanli Hoefer.
MTV logo live art piece by Archie “Chichimonster” Geotina for MTV Music Evolution 2015 (Credit – MTV Asia)
As the lead up to the event, MTV will present a themed program of the hip hop genre to its viewers through the MTV Hip Hop Rapresentz. A line up of 30-minute artist specials with the likes Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, 2NE1 and Filipino talents such as Abra and Gloc-9 will be presented in their own music videos and live performances. The 30 minute specials will be aired in the Philippines on April 2 onwards to the event.
MTV VJs Yassi Pressman and Alan Wong hosting the MTV Music Evolution 2015 press briefing (Credit – MTV Asia)
You may visit www.mtvmusicevo.com for a chance to win an MTV Music Evolution Concert Entry Wristbands. MTV Concert Wristbands are not for sale and can only be won through a word search game contest in their website starting from March 26 to the 30th of April. Just click on the Win button and find as many words possible in the crossword that is related to hip hop and the Philippine word glossary.
MTV VJ Yassi Pressman, Abra and MTV VJ Alan Wong at MTV Music Evolution 2015 press briefing (Credit – MTV Asia)
Be reminded that the game only lasts for 1 minute so a lot of research and memory is needed to pass the puzzle. After winning the puzzle, you are allocated a spin or spins which you will use for the scratch and win. There are a set of prizes available on the website so be sure to try it.
Naughty by Nature
In the weeks ahead, fans can get direct information by following MTV Asia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news updates on MTV Music Evolution 2015.
Abra Twitter: @abraofficial
Gloc-9 Twitter: @glocdash9
Naughty By Nature Twitter: @naughtybynature