Reinvigorating hip hop, Curtismith (real name Mito Fabie) has been illuminating the real world hustle of Manila with his waxed lyrics featured on his second album Soully Yours. Working hard to put the Philippines on the map, he’s featured at various music festivals including the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival in 2016. Additionally, he face has been found featured on Scout‘s November 2015 issue, a billboard in EDSA, a San Miguel ad, and patama tweets, in that order. Most recently, Curtismith alongside six other artists formed The Careless Mix tape group, which opened for Khadid in the Philippines on his 2018 tour.

A Filipino Singer, Rapper, and Songwriter

Mito Fabie, professionally known as Curtismith, is a Filipino singer, rapper, and songwriter. He was born in 1993 and his real name is Mito Fabie. He is best known for his debut mixtape Ideal in 2015, and his EPs Failing Forward (released in 2016) and Soully Yours (released in 2017). In 2021, he released his debut album Museo.

Career Highlights

  • Featured on various music festivals and other events, including Wanderland Music and Arts Festival in 2016.
  • Featured on Kiana Valenciano’s hit single “Does She Know.”
  • Featured in a collaboration project by Coca-Cola called Coke Studio PH with Noel Cabangon in 2017.
  • Released his debut album Museo in 2021.
  • In 2023, he was recognized for “reinvigorating hip hop” and for “working hard to put the Philippines on the map” under the list’s entertainment industry category.

Musical Style

Curtismith’s music is often described as a blend of hip hop, soul, and R&B. His lyrics often touch on themes of love, loss, and everyday life in the Philippines.

Impact on the Philippine Music Scene

Curtismith is considered one of the leading figures in the new wave of Filipino hip hop. His music has helped to popularize the genre and has inspired a generation of young artists.

Here are some of his popular songs:

  • “FWB”
  • “Baka Naman”
  • “Sandali”
  • “The Weekend”

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