When you think about your favorite childhood films, it is likely that a Disney Princess or two come to mind. If you grew up in the late 90s or early 2000s, you were probably obsessed with singing songs from each soundtrack with your parents. Something is to be said about how this music made us feel as kids. With today’s diverse and inclusive lineup of characters, how this music makes us feel today. The current catalog of Disney Princess songs features a wide range of genres and cultural influences. From the shimmering sounds of Middle Eastern guitars in ‘Aladdin,’ to… Read more »
There are reports of talks about a live-action Star Wars series based on the popular console game Knights of the Old Republic.
Here at idobi, we ♥ Rejected Princesses, and are excited to crown yet another book from Jason as one of our favorites.
Now more than ever, we need female role models in rock music. That is, women who raise their voices onstage and off to give the next generation of artists the confidence to stay true to who they are and write songs that reflect that. The road can sometimes feel rocky, and there will always be criticism, hate comments, comparisons, and misperceptions. But it’s about turning those challenges into something honest and beautiful that will help break the glass ceiling. Nashville-based pop-punk songstress Taylor Acorn is cutting out the noise and writing about her journey as a female artist on her… Read more »
“Did you know there was an all female music festival back in the 90’s?” My mother asked me this question a few weeks ago as we were getting ready to go out to dinner. Standing side by side in my hall bathroom, making some last minute touches to our hair and outfits, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) blasted from the living room speakers. My mom has always been my go-to when it comes to women in music, exposing me to an endless slew of amazing female artists as I grew up. The conversation started as we praised Taylor Swift for the… Read more »
Following Sum 41‘s lead vocalist, Deryck Whibley, being hospitalized last Thursday evening, September 14, due to pneumonia, his wife, Ariana, has provided a much-needed update on his well-being and condition. In a post shared to her Instagram on Saturday, September 16, Ariana wrote, “I’m very happy to be giving this update. Deryck was discharged after responding so well to his treatments. He is now under the care of his mother who is a registered nurse and myself.” Read more: happydaze Reject The Idea That Things Have “Been And Gone” The post continues, “The pressure and strain on his heart and… Read more »
happydaze have shared a companion piece to their EP Full Free Radical with “Been And Gone”, a reflection on life and how we live it.
Today we talk about new announcements from Paramore, highlights from the Emmys, and kids reacting to the new Little Mermaid trailer. — Paramore Keeps Us Excited Paramore did us a solid by adding two shows in LA to their upcoming Fall tour. The beauty of these shows is that the venues are intimate and are sure to create, what will feel like, a personal experience with the band. The shows will take place at The Wiltern on October 20th and The Belasco on October 27th. You can register to request tickets through TicketMaster from now through tomorrow at 11:59pm local time. Part of… Read more »
Last year a report from USC brought to light that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders make up less than 6% of speaking roles in the entertainment industry and 4% of lead roles. The study looked at 13,000 popular films and found that of the 4% with AAPI leads, only 6 were women, 0 were women over 40, 0 were in the LGBTQ+ community, and 14 were Dwayne Johnson. The numbers for people behind the camera were incredibly low as well. Every year, for one month, we tell people in the AAPI community they are important. We tell them we want… Read more »
Lost in the fast-paced world of the internet, Ralph just might wreck the web…and cost his best friend everything.