Francis Arevalo

Francis Arevalo is a Filipino rapper and producer with roots in the spoken word community, born and raised on unceded Coast Salish Territory – Vancouver, BC. He is a mental health advocate whose journey battling bi-polar disorder through music was the subject of a 2017 Vancouver Asian Film Fest award-winning documentary “The Lion”; this led him to be named one of the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health Top 150 Canadian mental health advocates of 2018. He is also one-half of the musical duo Roya & Francis.