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|Birth name||Andrew Ford Valentino Espiritu|
July 30, 1967 |
Naga, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Andrew Ford Valentino Espiritu (born July 30, 1967) is a Filipino rapper, record producer, actor, toy collector and comedian. He is best known in the Philippines for his 1990 debut hit single "Humanap Ka Ng Panget" (Look For Someone Ugly). Andrew E. won a 'Rap Album of the Year' award for his latest album Clubzilla at the 2010 PMPC Star Awards for Music. His latest single is "Shoot Shoot Part 2" which later used as instrumental for campaign jingle "Heto Na Inday Sara."
Espiritu first worked as a DJ in a popular club, Euphoria and was discovered by guitarman Ramon "RJ" Jacinto in 1991. He made his television debut on That's Entertainment, a variety show hosted by the late German Moreno on GMA-7. He eventually started his professional career in December 1990 when he released his debut single "Humanap Ka ng Panget" (transl. Find Someone Who Is Ugly).
Andrew's career branched out as he began to star in comedy films based on his songs.
In mid-1997, Espiritu 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 Espiritu. He also runs the rap scene in Dongalo Wreckords, using the pseudonym "Pooch".
In 2000, he was a consultant to Caloocan City Mayor Reynaldo Malonzo "for entertainment and cultural affairs".
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In 2010, he was one of the judges in ABS-CBN's noontime variety/talent show Showtime. He later returned as a judge in the Showtime segment "Hype Best".
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.
Espiritu returned to acting in 2016 as Uge, the biological father of Serena (played by Liza Soberano) in ABS-CBN's drama series Dolce Amore.
Andrews first Star Cinema movie was "Raketeros", a comedy movie was released in 2013 for the film company's 20th anniversary of Star Cinema and ABS-CBN Film Productions.
Andrew returns to big screen via a newest wackiest comedy film Sanggano, Sanggago't Sanggwapo, marking his returning to Viva Films since his last film was AB Normal College was released in 2004. Sanggano, Sanggago't Sanggwapo was released in theaters in September 2019, with co stars Dennis Padilla, Janno Gibbs, Louise Delos Reyes and Eddie Garcia with Al Tantay as director.
Espirutu married Mylene Espiritu in March 2000. The couple have three children.
|1990||Humanap Ka ng Panget||Andy|
|1991||Andrew Ford Medina: Huwag Kang Gamol||Andrew Ford Medina|
|1992||Mahirap Maging Pogi||Parding Pogi|
|1992||Pretty Boy||Pretty Boy/Cute|
|1993||Gagay: Prinsesa ng Brownout||cameo appearance as himself|
|1993||Ang Boyfriend Kong Gamol||Tom Cruz|
|1993||Row 4: Ang Baliktorians||Agapito "Aguy" Santos|
|1994||Pinagbiyak Na Bunga: Lookalayk||Urot/Blacky|
|1994||Megamol||Clark "Uragon" Bokol|
|1994||Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko||Robin|
|1995||P're Hanggang Sa Huli||Cooper Guerrero|
|1996||Where 'D' Girls 'R'||Andong|
|1997||Si Mokong, si Astig, at si Gamol||Gamol|
|1997||Roberta||Special Participation (Andrew E.'s 1st Drama Movie)|
|1997||Matinik Na Bading, Mga Syukeng Nuking||Tirso/Tricia|
|2000||Markova: Comfort Gay||Chiquito/Tintoy on the film set|
|2002||Burles King Daw, O!||Troy|
|2002||D' Uragons: Never Umuurong Always Sumusulong||Orot|
|2003||A.B. Normal College (Todo Na 'Yan, Kulang Pa 'Yun)||Andres|
|2019||Sanggano, Sanggago't Sanggwapo||Andy|
|2021||Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo 2: Aussie! Aussie (O Sige)||Andy|
|2021||Mang Jose||Mount Apolinario|
|2016||Dolce Amore||Uge, Selena's father||ABS-CBN|
|2017–present||I Can See Your Voice||Himself / Sing-vestigators||ABS-CBN, Kapamilya Channel|
- 1990 - "Humanap Ka ng Panget"
- 1990 - "Ize Ba Tayo Dyan?"
- 1990 - "Wag Kang Gamol"
- 1991 - "Mas Gusto Mo Siya"
- 1991 - "Mahal Kita"
- 1991 - "Bini B. Rocha"
- 1991 - "Andrew Ford Medina"
- 1992 - "Mahirap Maging Pogi"
- 1992 - "Alabang Girls"
- 1993 - "Manchichiritchit"
- 1994 - "Ang Boyfriend Kong Gamol" (featuring Alice Dixson)
- 1994 - "Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko"
- 1995 - "Banyo Queen"
- 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"
- 1999 - "Babala" as Pooch
- 2000 - "Kagat ng Aso" (Dog bite)
- 2001 - "Sinabmarin"
- 2002 - "ShaNaNa"
- 2003 - "Honey"
- 2004 - "Shoot Shoot"
- 2004 - "Pink Palaka"
- 2004 - "That's Why I Love You" (with Regine Velasquez)
- 2005 - "Banyo Queen 2"
- 2006 - "Clean"
- 2008 - "Ikaw" (Humanap Ka ng Panget Part 2)
- 2010 - "Sophisitkado" (PMPC Winner/Rap Album of the Year)
- 2010 - "Danz Now" (with Bugoy na Koykoy and Anne Jameo)
- 2010 - "A.N.D.R.E.W.F.O.R.D"
- 2013 - "Ayokong Magtiis Ka" (Niloko si Mark Nievera)
- 2013 - "I Wish I Can" (with Bastee)
- 2016 - "Neng, Ikaw Ba Yan?" (with Damuho Skwad)
- 2020 - "Huwag Kang Gamol" (2020 Remix)
- 2020 - "Tamang-tama"
- 2021 - "Shoot-Shoot" (Part 2)
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award Giving Body||Category||Nominated Work||Results|
|2008||Awit Awards||Best Novelty Recording||"Cowboy - Cowgirl"||Nominated|
|MYX Music Awards||Favorite Urban Video||"Ikaw (Humanap Ka Ng Pangit Part 2)"||Nominated|
|2010||2nd PMPC Star Awards for Music||Rap Album of the Year||"Clubzilla"||Won|
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