5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About Angela Ken

The 20-year-old's talent was first recognized on TikTok!
by Hanna Panoringan   |  Aug 23, 2022
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If you’re a TikTok enthusiast, you might’ve heard Angela Ken’s hit song “Ako Naman Muna” frequently during the lockdown. But the 20-year-old singer has come a long way since her original song went viral on social media. Angela is now a Star Magic talent, and she recently made her acting debut in the iWantTFC series, Lyric and Beat.

In case you’re curious about the rising star, here are 5 fast facts you need to know about her:

1. TikTok opened many doors for Angela’s music career.

It’s no secret that Angela’s music career catapulted because of TikTok. In an interview with Magandang Buhay, Angela revealed that she initially used TikTok for fun until she decided to share her original compositions on the app. Soon after, the snippet of her singing her then-unfinished song, “Ako Naman Muna” became viral on TikTok. The *healing* song about self-love resonated with people, and it eventually reached other social media platforms.

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2. She’s besties with Gen Z celeb and dancer AC Bonifacio.

Angela and AC Bonifacio are certified BFFs! Although we’re not sure how their friendship began, it’s safe to say that they got closer when they became cast members of the musical series, Lyric and Beat. Both girls are also part of Star Magic’s “Beyond the Stars” tour, and they look inseparable in pics during their trip to the US.

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3. Angela penned her first song when she was 12!

She has been performing since she was young, and the very first song that she wrote was a worship song! It’s no wonder she grew up making music that brings comfort and hope to other people. ICYMI, the breakout artist of “Ako Naman Muna” released yet another ~comforting~ song this year titled, “It’s Okay Not to Be Okay.”

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4. Her first-ever acting project is Lyric and Beat.

Angela entered showbiz not too long ago and she’s now a budding actress! She was surprised when she was called to become one of the main cast members of Lyric and Beat. In an interview, she said that wanted to do her best in her first acting project. So, she did! She plays the character Virlyn in the musical series.

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5. She’s a huge Cookie Monster fan!

Angela finds the blue Sesame Street character to be very cute! She can’t help but buy a Cookie Monster-themed item whenever she sees one, and now she has a Cookie Monster collection at home.

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