The singing group Menudo was a big hit in the Philippines in the mid 8o’s.
Robi Rosa was the singer from Menudo who sang the hit song entitled, “If You’re Not Here By My Side.”
It was unfortunate that Robi was diagnosed with stomach cancer and now being treated at Burzynski Clinic, Houston, Texas.
Ricky Martin is his co-member in the Menudo group, who is still active in his singing career.
Robi was instrumental in producing and writing songs for Ricky Martin after the group disbanded.
Among the songs produced and written by Robi and popularized by Ricky Martin are: “Livin La Vida Loca” and “She Bangs,” both are hits worldwide.