About bigfreedia

Big Freedia, known as the Queen of Bounce, is a New Orleans-based rapper and ambassador of Bounce music. A vibrant twist on hip-hop, Bounce is characterized by call-and-response lyrics over rapid-fire beats and accelerated booty-shaking.

The indomitable Big Freedia returns with a new season of Queen of Bounce

At the turn of the millennium when New Orleans musician Freddie Ross started performing under the name Big Freedia, the odds of him catching a break outside the local scene were slim. Bounce music–the hyperkinetic, hypnotically repetitive style of dance music that he works in–was barely known beyond the city limits. Add to that the [...]

By | 2017-03-29T18:54:55+00:00 February 27th, 2015|press|0 Comments

FUSE ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY 25, 2015 PREMIERE DATE FOR SEASON THREE OF BIG FREEDIA: QUEEN OF BOUNCE

Fuse (www.fuse.tv), the national television network dedicated to music, has today announced Wednesday, February 25 at 11p/10c as the premiere date and time for season three of the highest-rated show in the network’s history, the half-hour docu-style series Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce. Season three follows the record-breaking second season, which premiered last summer to [...]

By | 2014-11-24T17:59:25+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BIG FREEDIA QUEEN OF BOUNCE TO PEN MEMOIR: TO BE PUBLISHED BY GALLERY BOOKS/SIMON & SCHUSTER

Big Freedia is set to publish a memoir by Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. The project, tentatively titled, Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva, will be released sometime next year. The book will document Big Freedia’s life growing up a gay Baptist boy in New Orleans, taunted by neighborhood kids but [...]

By | 2014-09-09T01:48:04+00:00 September 9th, 2014|news|0 Comments

FUSE Renews ‘Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce’ For Two More Seasons Following Record-Stetting Season Two

Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, has today announced the renewal of the breakout sensation half-hour docu-style series, Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, for a third and fourth season. This comes on the heels of a record-breaking season two, which wrapped up earlier this month, making Big Freedia the most popular series in [...]

By | 2014-08-19T20:32:29+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments