JOEY BAUTISTA Of 90s Band MULATTO Died Of COVID-19, Wife Confirms
Joey Bautista, lead vocalist of '90s band Mulatto, has passed away.
The singer died due to pneumonia caused by the coronavirus, his wife Belinda Bagatsing confirmed. In an official statement she posted on Facebook (which was originally set to public), she said: "Dear all. As you know my husband Joey Bautista passed away yesterday due to pneumonia. He passed away not knowing the result of his Covid19 swab test. Today, I was informed the his official test result came out, positive Covid19."
Joey was remembered by his peers and colleagues from the local entertainment industry.
It feels different when it’s people in your circle that falls to the virus. Rest In Peace, Joey Bautista.— Ruffy Biazon (@ruffybiazon) March 19, 2020
Mulatto burst into the scene during the 90s band explosion and produced songs like "Move It" and "Full Circle". Their version of Gary V's "Growing Up" was used as the official soundtrack of T.G.I.S. The Movie.