The Filipino nation is mourning the loss of Pinoy rock icon Pepe Smith, who died today, January 28, 2019.
KAMI learned that celebrities and even politicians took to social media to share their reaction towards Pepe’s death at the age of 71.
Here are five celebrities who expressed their sorrow over the passing of an OPM legend:
1. Jim Paredes
“Another OPM legend bites the dust. With deep sadness, i say Farewell Pepe Smith. Gentle travels.”
2. Jugs Jugueta
“Mahal ka namin, Pepe! Maraming salamat sa lahat!”
3. JV Ejercito
“RIP Pepe Smith. Continue Rock N’ Rollin’ in heaven!”
4. DJ Tony Toni
“Rest in Power to Mr. Rock n Roll Pepe Smith. Deepest condolences to the Smith Family”
5. James Jimenez
“I guess even rolling stones need to rest. And the hereafter could use a little Pinoy rock. Pepe Smith is dead; long live #PepeSmith.”
As reported earlier by KAMI, Pepe’s daughter Daisy Smith-Owen confirmed on Facebook that her father has died.
In 2017, the rock star suffered a stroke and then underwent an operation on his gallbladder last year.
Some of his most famous songs include "Balong Malalim," "Titser Enemy No. 1," and "Himig Natin 'To."
Enjoyed reading our story? Download KAMI's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Filipino news!
We wondered... who would likely share their food: fortunate or less fortunate people? Those, who have enough or those who have one last piece? And the results were quite amazing. Check out our videos – on KAMI HumanMeter YouTube channel!