Filipino rapper who performs with The Black Eyed Peas under the stage name apl.de.ap. He won three Grammys, along with the rest of his group, at the 2010 Grammy Awards.
He helped cultivate corn, sugar cane and other crops on his family's farm in the Philippines before moving to the United States when he was fourteen.
He released his first two solo singles, "We Can Be Anything" and "Fly," in 2012.
He has six younger siblings, including a brother named Joven and a sister named Jennifer.