Eduardo "JV" Arancillo Kapunan III
A Filipino Hip-hop Recording Artist, Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Dancer, Rapper, Total Performer and a Basketball Star (several times MVP). His first single in 2009, "That Girl" which was composed by himself propelled him to be popular. He produced his first album, Ready or Not under PolyEast Records in 2009 and Doin' It Big Production. He performs on the variety show ASAP and was a member of an all-male group, A-pop, which is composed of JV himself, Sam Concepcion, Nel Gomez and Jaco Benin. He is a talent of ABS-CBN's Star Magic and grew up under the guidance of Mr. Johnny Manahan of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. He is in a variety show of ASAP as a Guest Artist.
Young JV aka JV Kapunan is the son of Philippine Ambassador to Myanmar, retired Col. Red Kapunan and Madam Elsa Kapunan, an ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Urban-Pop Total Performer and Actor. He went to London for summer at Cambridge University when he was in high school and finished his studies at St. Joseph School in Iloilo. In college, he studied in Entrepreneurs School of Asia (ESA) and was taking Entrepreneurship. JV is an active civic leader who helps soldier's families through his Lahing Bayani Foundation, Inc. founded in Year 2009. This was set up for its main objective, to help orphaned children with their schooling, of soldiers who died in the line of duty. In 2010, JV also launched "Ready Or Not: Dance Off", a nationwide multimedia competition in which the winners would form his new dance crew; to promote his album Ready or Not at that time. Batang Mama was announced as the winner and got the chance to appear in his music video for "Can't Get Enough".