Maki Ricafort is a former guitarist of the renowned OPM band South Border. In 2013, he tried his luck to become a solo artist and joined the first season of The Voice Philippines. His rendition of “Foolish Heart” earned him a spot in the team of pop star Sarah Geronimo. He eventually became one of the most followed contenders in the competition.
After The Voice, Maki became one of the main singers in the karaoke singing and a spelling bee-style competition, The Singing Bee. He also joined other big artists like Gary Valenciano in their tours and shows.
In 2014, Maki was chosen to record a Jireh Lim hit, “Magkabilang Mundo,” which served as one of the theme songs of an ABS-CBN teleserye.