Andrew E.

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Andrew E.
Birth name Andrew Espiritu
Born (1967-07-30) July 30, 1967 (age 46)
Origin Parañaque, Philippines
Genres Rap, Pinoy hip hop, Manila Sound
Occupations Rapper, actor, comedian, producer, entrepreneur
Years active 1985–present
Labels Dongalo Wreckords
Website sonsofdongalo.com

Andrew Espiritu (born July 30, 1967), better known as Andrew E., is a Filipino rapper,[1] record producer and actor. He is best known throughout the Philippines for his 1990 debut hit single "Humanap Ka Ng Panget" (Look For Someone Ugly). Espiritu won a 'Rap Album of the Year' award for his latest album Clubzilla at the 2010 PMPC Star Awards for Music.

Biography[edit]

Espiritu saw his first glimpse of showbiz as a DJ in a popular club, Euphoria. His first TV appearance was on That's Entertainment, a variety show hosted by German Moreno on GMA-7. He began his showbiz career in December 1990 when he released his debut single "Humanap Ka Ng Panget".

Andrew’s career branched out as he began to star in comedy films based on his songs.

In mid 1995, Andrew E. founded an independent rap label named Dongalo Wreckords for the purpose of discovering and producing new rap talents, one of them being the rap group Salbakuta, with their debut single "S2upid Luv" becoming a best-seller and spawning a film starring Andrew E.

Espiritu spent some time in Japan in the late 1990s, performing in clubs and eventually releasing a CD single with 2 rap songs in Japanese about the misadventures of a tourist in Tokyo.

In 2010, he was one of the judges in the top-rating talent show of ABS-CBN, Showtime.

He has notably collaborated with Sharon Cuneta, Willie Revillame, Joey de Leon, Regine Velasquez, Francis M., Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, Carlos Agassi, Death Threat, Salbakuta, DJs such as DJ Coki of Wil Time Big Time, DJ MOD of Showtime and DJ Belal of New York, and actresses such as Maricel Soriano, Ana Roces, Nanette Medved, Charlene Gonzalez, Vina Morales, Sheryl Cruz, Gelli de Belen, Alice Dixson, Amanda Page, Rufa Mae Quinto, Donita Rose and Rica Peralejo.

Personal life[edit]

Andrew E. is married to Mylene Espiritu and lives in BF Resort Village Las Pinas City, with his wife and 3 children.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role TV Station
2012 Kapitan Awesome Adonis TV5
2011 Humanap Ka Ng Panget Andrew TV5
2008 Your Song Various ABS-CBN
2000 Goin' Bayabas Various IBC
1993 Da Lookalayks Various GMA Network
1993 Kool Skool Various TV5
1992 Alabang Girls Various TV5

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
2013 Raketeros Andoy
2004 A.B. normal college (Todo na 'yan, kulang pa 'yun) Andres
2002 S2pid Luv George
2002 D' uragons: never umuurong always sumusulong Orot
2002 Burles King Daw, O! Troy
2001 Banyo Queen Drew
2001 Tusong Twosome Bano
2000 Mana-mana tiba-tiba Wilson
2000 Markova: Comfort Gay Film Actor on film set
1999 SS: Submarine System Alfred Gamolonzo
1998 Saranggola ni Pepe at Juan Pepe San Juan/Pipi
1997 Strict ang Parents Ko Himself
1997 Extranghero Botong
1997 Matinik na bading, mga syukeng buking Tirso/Tricia
1997 Si Mokong, si Astig, at si Gamol Gamol
1996 Ten Little Indians Christopher
1996 Where the Girls Are Andong
1996 Neber-2-Geder Bert Control
1995 Bangers Hap Hibang
1995 P're Hanggang Sa Huli Cooper Guerrero
1995 Bikini Watch Kiko
1994 Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng buhay ko Robin
1994 Megamol Clark "Uragon" Bokol
1994 Pinagbiyak na bunga Urot/Blacky
1993 Row 4: Ang Baliktorians Agapito "Aguy" Santos
1993 Ang Boyfriend kong gamol Tom Cruz
1993 Gagay: Prinsesa ng brownout cameo appearance as himself
1993 Manchichiritchit Isko
1992 Alabang Girls Unat/Straight
1992 Pretty Boy Pretty Boy/Cute
1992 Mahirap maging pogi Pording Pogi
1991 Andrew Ford Medina: Huwag kang gamol Andrew Ford Medina
1991 Pitong gamol Ambong
1990 Humanap Ka ng Panget Andy
1990 Tiny Terrestrial: The Three Professors Prof. Drew Carreon
1989 Boxing man Drew da Boy

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1989 - "Banyo Queen"
  • 1990 - "Humanap Ka ng Panget"
  • 1990 - "Wag Kang Gamol"
  • 1991 - "Mas Gusto Mo Siya"
  • 1991 - "Mahal Kita"
  • 1991 - "Binnie B. Rocha"
  • 1991 - "Andrew Ford Medina"
  • 1992 - "Mahirap Maging Pogi"
  • 1992 - "Alabang Girls"
  • 1993 - "Manchichiritchit"
  • 1994 - "Ang Boyfriend Kong Gamol"
  • 1994 - "Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko"
  • 1995 - "Akala Ko" (duet with Sharon Cuneta)
  • 1995 - "Bikini Watch"
  • 1995 - "Hibangers"
  • 1996 - "Neber-2-Geder"
  • 1997 - "Where the Girls Are"
  • 1999 - "Maggy"
  • 1999 - "Rubber Dickey"
  • 2001 - "Sinabmarin"
  • 2002 - "ShaNaNa"
  • 2003 - "Honey"
  • 2004 - "Shoot Shoot"
  • 2004 - "Pink Palaka"
  • 1989- "Banyo Queen 2"
  • 2006 - "Clean"
  • 2008 - "Ikaw" (Humanap Ka ng Panget Part 2)
  • 2010 - "Sophisitkado" (PMPC Winner/Rap Album Of The Year)
  • 2013 - "Ayokong Magtiis ka" (Hit Single on Itunes International)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Biography: Andrew E.". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 

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