The King of Pinoy rap, Francis “Kiko” Magalona has succumbed to leukemia and died at about 12 noon. He was 44 years old.
Eat Bulaga host Vic Sotto announced it a while ago, together with the rest of the hosts of the said noontime show. He also requested a moment of silence from the viewers.
Back in August 2008, Francis was diagnosed with AML or Acute Myelogenous Leukemia with Mixed Lineage and sought treatment at Medical City.