April Boy Regino passed away at the age of 51. This was confirmed on Facebook through his brother’s post.
“This day is sad… my brother April Boy is gone,” Vingo posted.
Details of his death is not yet available. However, April Boy was diagnosed to have prostate cancer in 2009. He also had diabetes which affected his vision.
JC, April Boy’s son, uploaded a photo of a candle with an “idol” cap on Facebook. The late OPM singer-songwriter was known for his trademark caps.
April Boy, born Dennis Regino Magloyuan Magdaraog, popularized some novelty songs, including “Paano Ang Puso Ko,” “Umiiyak and Puso” and “Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin” in the 1990s. These songs became popular and a crowd’s favorite, until now.