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.

Rapper Big Freedia brings bounce to TV audience

NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans hip-hop artist Big Freedia is twerking his way to TV screens. The openly gay rapper, a representative of the city's vibrant underground music scene, debuted his weekly Fuse show, "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce," earlier this month. He's helped bring bounce music — the energetic brand of hip-hop born [...]

By |2013-10-22T20:56:59-05:00October 22nd, 2013|news|0 Comments

A Heart Is A Spade Interview: Big Freedia

The Queen Of Bounce will see daylight shortly. Watch ‘Duffy’ here. Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce premieres on Fuse on 10/2. Follow Big Freedia on Twitter. Like Big Freedia on Facebook. Purchase Big Freedia items via Insound. How would you explain the incredibly positive reaction to bounce music in recent years? I think it’s our time, it’s our season. Everything has a [...]

By |2013-09-25T21:31:09-05:00September 25th, 2013|news|0 Comments


It's not every Wednesday afternoon that you get to witness monumental moments in history, but today was certainly a special one. Earlier today, I made my way up to Herald Square to partake in the Guinness World Record attempt of most simultaneous twerkers. The Twerkathon was of course organized by the pioneering New Orleans bounce [...]

By |2013-09-25T19:54:56-05:00September 25th, 2013|news|0 Comments