Read Laura's interview with USA Today about Amazon's new weekly romance-novel-focused podcast, which Laura is thrilled to be hosting:  "The awesome Laura Roppé, an award-winning singer, songwriter, author, audio book narrator and YouTube sensation, hosts the Kindle Love Stories podcast, and HEA got the opportunity to talk with Laura (who's the author of Rocking the Pink: Finding Myself on the Other Side of Cancer). . . ."

Read about how Laura's on-line friendship with fellow breast cancer patient, Jane, blossomed into a lifelong sisterhood.

from pink lady to rocking the pink: my q and a with author, singer laura roppe

Last year, thanks to Facebook, I reconnected with a high school classmate, Laura (Hoffman) Roppé. In high school, I admired Laura, and maybe even hated her a little, because of her crazy-awesome singing voice. She played the Rizzo to my Sandy in our high school’s rendition of Grease. I was Elphaba green with envy over her talent, which was leaps and broomsticks better than mine. I have always known her as a talented, tenacious Pink Lady and now, all these years later, she is still a talented, tenacious Pink Lady, though she rocks the color pink for an entirely different reason. . . .

Go to page 26 of Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine to read Laura's featured article, "My Journey to Rocking the Pink."

How many times in your life have you considered seriously shaking things up? Laura Roppé was already making some moves in that direction when diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in 2008. So the timing was right to put the legal career aside in favor of pursuing her music career full time. After beating back that cancer, of course.



Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/rocking-the-pink.html#ixzz1qGcgmEgY

The book release party for Rocking the Pink was a smash success. Click on the link to view and download photos from the event, thanks to Rachel McFarlin Photography.

"'Rocking the Pink' is as much a breast cancer survivor story as it is the coming-of-age tale of a very funny woman approaching 40, a gal who'd had it with business suits, unbecoming accoutrements and the conflict-ridden world of the law, and who was yearning for the rock-star dreams of her youth. . .
. . . Where that [music] career leads Roppe has yet to be determined; but wherever it is, love and laughter will surely be along for the ride."

Check out Laura and the Bunco Girls "rocking the pink" in 92127 Magazine (March 2012).

 “It’s about overcoming diversity, following dreams, believing in oneself, life, love and friendship.”

Check out the great article about Rocking the Pink published in the Del Mar Times, Solana Beach Sun, Carmel Valley News and Rancho Santa Fe Review!

Check out the feature story from ABC Channel 10, both the video clip that aired on the news broadcast and the written article published on their website!  Thank you, ABC Channel 10 and the lovely Virginia Cha!

Laura was named No. 5 on Billboard's Best of 2011 listing of the Top indie artists in the world!  Thank you, Billboard! What an honor! Thank you to all of you for your amazing support! Onward and upward!

Listen to the podcast of Laura's interview on the Stupid Cancer Radio show!  Click here and scroll ahead to the 50:53 mark:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/stupidcancershow/2011/11/29/music-makes-the-people   Thank you, Matthew and Lisa from the Stupid Cancer Show!  

Laura Roppé has surpassed a million YouTube views of the costume and dance-filled video for her cancer survival anthem “I’m Still Here,” which had over 13,000 views during its first 12 hours online. 

The achievement caps a banner year for Roppé . . .

Laura's blog for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On September 20, 2011, Laura's music video for "I'm Still Here" (above) premiered, surpassing 525,000 views in its first week! Laura wrote this song to cancer during her chemotherapy treatments; and in the video, in the name of kicking cancer's butt, Laura pays homage to her favorite iconic heroines, from Wonder Woman to Princess Leia, to Tina Turner, Flashdance, Madonna, and many more!  The video has received Youtube Honors as the No. 12 most watched video in the entertainment category and the No. 31 MOST WATCHED VIDEO ON ALL YOUTUBE!  Laura hopes this video brings a smile, hope and optimism to anyone touched by cancer, or who just wants to celebrate overcoming adversity and living life to its fullest!

Check out the summary of Laura's upcoming book (Rocking the Pink) on Amazon.com, scheduled for release in March 2012!  Exciting, very exciting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 ". . . [R]ecognize the love and kindness you receive from others, give it back, and show your gratitude in word and deed.  Success is not worth having if you have stepped on or hurt others to achieve it.”   -- Laura Roppé



“YouTube star Laura Roppé signs a book deal . . .”

"It's not too often that a new disc will pop out of the speakers with track after track of irresistible, catchy, and bouncy pop good enough to rivet the listener from the first play. Local singer/songwriter Laura Roppe manages just that with her latest, I'm Still Here, and there is quite a story behind the project.. . ."

Billboard recently asked Laura to write a guest article, summarizing the key lessons she learned at a music industry expo in Hollywood.  Check it out here!

"This lady knows no fear. . . . [She has] brought us one of the most fabulous albums this year. . . . Laura Roppé has the most remarkable voice that lures you into each track. The production and instrumentation on this album is brilliant. . . ."

"Laura is an artist who is not holding back and letting it all hang out . . . [She is] the quintessential Americana music artist.  . . . Laura Roppe is one confident artist with loads of talent & a great voice plus she brings you her own unique style that can’t be beat.  . . . ."

“I’m Still Here is a declaration to the world by Roppé that she has not been defeated by breast cancer and that she will continue to fight as long as she must. . . ."