Abra is an award-winning Filipino rapper and singer who has been hailed as one of the most innovative and influential figures in the local music scene. His music blends hip hop, R&B, funk and pop elements to create a unique sound that has gained him fans all over the world.

Full Name
Raymond Abracosa
Dec 2, 1990
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5' 4"
Net Worth


Abra, born Raymond Abracosa, is a Filipino rapper and songwriter from Manila, Philippines. He was born on December 12, 1989 and has become one of the most successful rap artists in the country. Abra started his music career at an early age when he began freestyling with friends in high school. By the time he was 19 years old, he had already released two albums: "The Abra-Cadabra" and "The Man with No Name".

Abra quickly gained fame for his unique style of rap which blended traditional Filipino music with modern hip hop. His first album “The Abra-Cadabra” featured collaborations with some of the biggest names in Philippine music including Gloc-9 and Sponge Cola. The album was a critical success and gained him recognition not only in the Philippines but also internationally.

In 2011, Abra released his second album “The Man With No Name” which featured more collaborations from local acts like Up Dharma Down, Ebe Dancel and Chicosci. The album received positive reviews from critics and fans alike who praised its innovative mix of genres as well as Abra’s lyrical prowess. Since then, Abra has become an icon in the Philippine rap scene and is often cited as one of the most influential artists in the country today.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Abra is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 12, 1996, Abra was born in Manila, Philippines.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 12, Abra releases his first mixtape entitled "The Sickest Mixtape Ever"</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs With Universal Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Abra signs with Universal Records and releases his debut studio album "The Eye of the Beholder"</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Best Rap Album of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Abra wins the award for Best Rap Album of the Year for his second studio album "Strange Dreams".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Collaborates with Drake</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Abra collaborates with Drake on his third studio album "The Black Sheep".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins BET Award For Best International Act</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Abra wins the BET Award for Best International Act.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Fourth Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Abra releases his fourth studio album "The Dark Side of the Moon".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Icon in Filipino Hip Hop</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abra is a pioneer of the Filipino hip hop scene and has become an icon in the genre. He has created a unique sound, which blends traditional Filipino music with modern hip hop production, giving his songs a distinct flavor and making them stand out from other artists.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Passionate and Talented </h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abra is one of the most talented rappers out there and he puts his heart and soul into every song he makes. His passion for music is infectious and evident in all of his work. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Abra is an inspiration to many people who are trying to make it in the rap game and even those who just appreciate good music. His talent and hard work have been rewarded with success, and his story shows that anything is possible if you follow your dreams.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Female Rapper to Represent the Philippines</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abra, also known as Abra Cadabra, is the first female rapper to represent the Philippines. She has been credited for bringing hip hop to the mainstream in the country.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started Rhyming at Age Ten</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abra started rhyming and performing at the age of ten, making her one of the youngest female rappers in the country.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has Collaborated with International Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abra has collaborated with international artists such as M.I.A., Diplo, Skrillex, A$AP Rocky, and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Named One of 25 Women Changing the World</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Abra was named one of 25 women changing the world by Cosmopolitan Magazine Philippines.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Winner of 2011 MTV VJ Search</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Abra won the 2011 MTV VJ Search in the Philippines, making her only the second Filipino artist to win the search.</p></div>


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