Tuesday, November 17, 2015

International Rapper and Singer Nicki Minaj Recognizes Darren Espanto

Wazzup Pilipinas!

MCA Music’s very own Darren Espanto the runner up for the 1st season of The Voice Kids performed for Wish 107.5’s radio show called the Roadshow. The 14-year old showed his vocal prowess with his rendition of Sia’s hit, “Chandelier”.

Darren Espanto was able to hit and belt every note with ease thus impressing the DJ of the show; little did the young singer know that somewhere and somehow a very popular international artist was also wowed by his vocal chops.

Nicki Minaj an international singer and rapper shared the young singer’s video on her facebook page. “So effortless. Incredible voice!” said Nicki, sharing her thoughts about the video. Not only had the international artist got to share her thoughts about the video but also the fans of both artists also shared their delight over the video, and how impressed they are with the young singer’s amazing voice. 

One person even said that Darren’s version is better than the original, while Darren’s fans thanked the international artists for sharing a video of their idol. Nicki’s shared video garnered 5,000 plus likes, and still counting!

“I feel honored to be complimented by an artist like Nicki Minaj!” said the young singer, feeling humbled and even more energized to go out and perform “None of these would really be possible without the help of my fans, so thank you!” thanking his fans. Darren Espanto is currently on the leg of his tour around the Philippines entitled “D Road Tour”. Darren’s shows are on these following dates: Dec 6 at Tacloban, Dec 12 at Baguio, and Dec 19 at Robinson’s Davao. Some dates may still be added in the future. His latest album “Darren Deluxe Edition” is still out through digital downloads via Spinnr and iTunes; on CDs at Astroplus and Astrovision outlets and streaming via Spinnr, Apple Music, Spotify, Guvera and Rdio. It features his hits “In Love Ako Sa ‘Yo” and “Stuck” plus his latest single “Makin’ Moves”. The Deluxe Edition includes 2 bonus tracks- “I Believe” and “Stuck (Remix)”.

For inquiries and bookings, contact Sammy Samaniego at Sammy Samaniego at (632) 9162504 local 107, (0920) 9682991, (0917) 8565174 or email For more information about MCA Music artists, log on to, Instagram- mca_music or Twitter- mcamusic.

Link to the video:
DarrenEspantoVEVO channel:
“Makin’ Moves” (Audio)-
“In Love Ako Sa ‘Yo”-

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