The latest Disney+ Pixar film, Turning Red has been making its rounds on the streaming platform. The film is a coming of age story that follows an Asian-Canadian teen, Mei Lee who navigates between fitting in and balancing family duties. If that wasn't enough, she discovers she turns into a big red panda when she's filled with too much emotions. In comes the boyband, Jesse, Tae Young, Robaire, Aaron T. and Aaron Z, the boys of 4*Town who gives her so many feelings.
As Mei Lee goes through growing pains, she wants to go to her first concert. She'll have to convince her protective mother to catch the biggest pop group around. The members of 4*Town are voiced by Fil-Am and Filharmonic member Grayson Villanueva, Jordan Fisher, Josh Levi, Topher Ngo, and FINNEAS. If you've seen the movie then you know how catchy their tunes are like "U Know What's Up" and "Nobody Like U" debuting on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 50.
The soundtrack is now available to stream with already 10 million official U.S streams recorded and counting. "Nobody Like U is the first song from a Pixar film to hit the charts.
Cover Photo Credit: Grayson Villanueva
The Filharmonic is a super talented LA-based a cappella group of Filipino-Americans. The group comprises of 3 tenors: Joe Caigoy, Trace Gaynor, and VJ Rosales; vocal bass: Jules Cruz; and beat boxer: Niko Del Rey.
They first gained recognition as a fresh, young group on NBC's musical competition, The Sing-Off and went all the way to the semi-finals then joined the national tour. After the singing competition, the vocal group ventured into film and TV like Pitch Perfect 2 and The Late Late Show with James Corden, which they're now basically the in-house vocal group.
Riff-Off with Lizzo
Their unique blend of hip hop, pop and 90'S nostalgia has allowed them to perform on stage with some of the biggest names in music like Lizzo, Usher, Harry Styles, Camilla Cabello and more. Check out their most recent appearance on The Late Late Show with Lizzo where they sang bangers from the past and the present. Also, find some of our favorite Riff-Off performances below. We'll be singing along right with you!
Riff-Off with Anna Kendrick
Riff-Off with Liam Payne
Riff-Off with Camila Cabello
Riff-Off with Usher & Luke Evans
Riff-Off with Shawn Mendes
Riff-Off with John Legend
Riff-Off with Neil Patrick Harris
Cover Photo Credit: Filharmonic Twitter