Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles Airport
08 June 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Filipino Black Eyed Peas member Allan Pineda a.k.a. Apl.de.Ap. in his short visit to Los Angeles, California.

The President thanked Apl for his advocacy campaign to send underprivileged Filipinos to school. Mr. Pineda encourages his fellow Filipino-Americans all throughout the world to help the Filipino youth obtain education through producing a music album.

Apl.de.Ap was born in Angeles City, Pampanga with a Filipino mother and an African-American father. He was brought to the U.S. when he was eleven years old through The Pearl S. Buck Foundation. He was one of the pillars of Black Eyed Peas together with William Adams better known as Will.I.Am.

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