It’s officially World Princess Week at Walt Disney World – where the world joins together in celebrating their favorite princesses. On Tuesday (August 23), R&B icon Brandy premiered a live performance of the enchanting song “Starting Now” to celebrate Disney’s World Princess Week 2022.
The Grammy-award- winning artist performed in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Resort in California. Disney says “Starting Now” is the theme song of its second annual princess celebration. “Starting Now” was released last May, serving as the official theme song for Disney’s 2021 Ultimate Princess Celebration. The track amped up the momentum for Disney’s World Princess week in August 2022.
For those of who us watched the groundbreaking live-action film in 1997, it was surreal watching America’s first Black Cinderalla let alone other cultural icons Whoppi Goldberg and Whitney Houston.
Little did we know, a little more than a decade later, Disney’s first Black Princess would enter the scene.
The Full Moon songstress also participated in the 25th anniversary celebration for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Tuesday night (August 23). Starring as the first Black Cinderella in the 1997 version, Brandy spoke on working with the late-Whitney Houston as they recorded the soundtracked song “Impossible