Stand-up comedienne and Rufa Mae Quinto impersonator, Rufa Mi has joined the blind audition in The Voice Philippines aired on Sunday, November 9,2014. Watch below the full replay video of her performance.
Artist Rufa Mi or Maria Krista Aguilar (26 years old) in real life participated in The Voice of the Philippines Season 2 blind audition. She sang the hit single ‘Diamonds’ by Rihanna.
Rufa Mi didn’t make it to the blind audition but she still received good remars from the 4 coaches; Apl.de.Ap, Lea Salonga, Sarah Geronimo, and Bamboo Manalac. He also received a long-stemmed rose from ‘The Black Eyed Peas’ member.
Rufa Mi from Sampaloc Manila started singing when she was in primary school. She was influenced by her father who at the time is working as a band member. She goes with her father everytime the latter has gigs. One of her acquaintances told that she has resemblance with actress Rufa Mae Quinto so she ventured to be a stand-up comedienne.
Watch the video below:
According to Wikipedia, it was Joey De Leon who gave her that screen name Rufa Mi because of ther huge resemblance to Rufa Mae Quinto. She mentioned after her performance that she was not able to win any contest. Apparently, it is true. She also auditioned in Pinoy Pop Superstar but she failed twice. She also auditioned for EB Babes to become a dance member but also didn’t make it.
Rufami joined The Voice of the Philippines because she wants to prove that aside from doing impersonations, she has other talents that can be showcased in the showbiz industry.
Based on her Facebook page, you can check her gigs at Zirkoh Greenhills every Monday, SITCOM Live in Las Pinas every Wednesday, Zirkoh in Tomas Morato every Saturdays, and Klownz in Quezon Avenue every Sundays. Probably, after her performance in The Voice Philippines, she would receive numerous offers from different comedy bars and shows in the country.