Master Rapper and TV host-actor Francis Magalona who was diagnosed with leukemia last August, is dead at 44. He died today, March 06,2009, at 12:20 pm at the Medical City hospital in Pasig City. He was 44. This day will be one of the saddest days in Philippine Music.
He has been battling leukemia for 8 months before finally passing away. The cause of the death of Francis M was said to be heart failure. With Francis M’s death, he left behind is wife Pia Arroyo and their eight children–Unna, Nicolo, Francis Jr., Isabella, Elmo, Arkin, Clara, and actress Maxene Magalona.
I am a big fan of Francis M as I have stated and posted last September. We will surely miss the Master Rapper and may his soul have eternal repose. We will miss you. REST IN PEACE MASTER RAPPER!