Filipino Master Rapper Francis M Passes Away

Filipino rapper known for his hit songs "Ito Ang Gusto Ko," "Meron Akong Ano," "Kaleidoscope World" and others, passed away earlier today (March 06, 2009), after succumbing to leukemia, a condition he battled for the last eight months.

He leaves his wife, Pia Arroyo, and eight children Unna, Nicolo, Francis Jr., Isabella, Elmo, Arkin, Clara, and Maxene Magalona. He was only 44.