Francis M family warns vs fake tribute concerts

Two tribute concerts for Francis Magalona are set to happen in Ontario, Canada and in Dubai, UAE on March 27 and April 5, respectively. The first one will be organized by “Mstudio” and will allegedly benefit “Francis M foundation,” while the latter will be mounted by “Filipino artists” and its proceeds will go to “Philippine Red Cross.”

Publicity materials bear Francis M’s photos, which the Master Rapper posted on his Multiply account himself when he was still alive. One of the organizers even hyped about wearing “The Sun and Three Stars” shirts for the King of Pinoy Rap.

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Francis M to undergo 4th chemotherapy on Friday

MANILA, Philippines - Master rapper Francis Magalona, who is battling leukemia, will undergo his fourth chemotherapy cycle at The Medical City on Friday.

“Friday I begin my 4th cycle which is a Hi-Dose kind, as will be taking 6 grams of Cytarabinâ„¢ a day every other day for 3 days,” said Magalona in an article posted on his web log (

Magalona was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday. The Medical City is located on Ortigas Avenue in Pasig.

Magalona also said that by February he would be doing his radiation treatment. He will also undergo a peripheral blood stem cell transplant (PBSCT) by March.

To kill time, Magalona said he brought with him DVD movies and reading materials, including the Bible.

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