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Big Freedia’s ‘3rd Ward Bounce’ EP Arrives June 1st

Is summer really even summer if there’s nothing twerk worthy playing at the cookouts? The answer is obviously “no,” but we’re not worried about it this year. New Orleans’ own Big Freedia will have all the day parties, backyard BBQ’s and random weekend functions plentiful with back bouncing and feet stepping. On June 1st, the…

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Big Freedia Serves Some Bounce in A Personal Injury Commercial

The Bounce Queen of New Orleans has marketed her brand through many avenues from music to television. This past year she’s been busy touring, hosting and making vocal cameos in Beyoncé‘s Lemonade. As you know, Big Freedia “did not come to play with you hoes,” and neither did injury attorney Juan Lafonta. There’s a buzz…

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Watch Big Freedia’s ‘Queen of Bounce’ Season Three Preview

Big Freedia brought New Orleans bounce vibes to the television screen back in 2013 with the premiere of Fuse TV’s Queen of Bounce series, and after much success viewers now have an inside look to what we can expect from season three. Watch the preview above that documents Freedia working and entertaining her fan crowd…

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Audio: Big Freedia, “Explode”

New Orleans-bred Big Freedia is undeniably a main stay ambassador of Nola Bounce Music, and after releasing three albums and several collaborative projects, he is preparing to release forthcoming new album, Just Be Free. He blesses our backsides and stress-level with a hypnotic new track titled “Explode,” and boy, this cut is a workout. The…

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Drake Enlists Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones and more for “Nice for What” Visual

How much we love Drake just continues to peak as time goes on so it’s no surprise that fans and supporters of “The 6 God” are fawning over him once again following the release of his latest visual for “Nice for What.” Coming on the heels of his benevolent “God’s Plan,” the rapper’s new single…

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Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean and More to Headline 2017 Sasquatch Music Festival

Chance the Rapper and Frank Ocean are gearing up to take center stage at the 2017 Sasquatch Music Festival. 2017 festival-goers will be seeing a lot of Chance and Frank given the two have already locked in several dates across the U.S. and the UK respectively. This year’s Sasquatch will also feature Mac Miller, Big Freedia, Moses…

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The Carnival of Consciousness: AFROPUNK Atlanta

The Saint Heron team couldn’t get enough of AFROPUNK Brooklyn, so we had to follow them down south for the first festival in the one and only Black capital of the nation, Atlanta. Nonetheless, AFROPUNK Atlanta brought the same loving energy, cultural diversity, stylish outfits and acceptance in a four-part warehouse. Filled with art and…

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Interview: Allow Mykki Blanco To Re-Introduce Himself

Rapper, performance artist, poet and activist – Mykki Blanco is coming for the throne! After years of mastering his craft, the musician will be sharing the result of his sleepless nights and hard work, via his self-titled debut album on September 16th. As major fans of Mykki, you know we had to get the scoop on…

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YouTube Music Campaign Empowers Through Diverse Representation

YouTube launched its streaming service via the YouTube Music App at the end of 2015. Now in a tendentious series of 5 short clips, the online video/music platform has launched a marketing campaign spotlighting the importance of music in the lives of divergent and marginalized groups. Pushing the symbolism of each of the main visual…

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Beyoncé Takes Us to New Orleans In New Video for “Formation”

The late Messy Mya, Big Freedia, Blue Ivy, crawfish, a second line and all other things NOLA are the visual muses for Beyoncé’s accompanying surprise video for her new single “Formation.” This visual is the epitome of cultural appreciation. Just a week after her recent video release with Coldplay for “Hymn For the Weekend,” and a day…

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Audio: Pell, “Runaway (Remix)” Feat. Morgan Kibby

Mississippi-based and New Orleans born rapper Pell is days away from being an official hometown hero. This Friday, he’ll be performing in New Orleans alongside A$AP Rocky, Big Freedia, and Boozie Badazz at the BUKU Music + Art Project. In support of his debut album, Floating While Dreaming, Pell has been playing festivals around the world and touring with indie pop…

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Audio: 5th Ward Weebie, “Let Me Find Out”

The south is notable for curating sounds unique to a specific region, and New Orleans Bounce shall not go uncredited. Til’ this day, the genre is rooted with it’s classic MC call-and-response chants over sampled loops of the notorious “Triggerman Beat“, originating from Queens-native group, the Showboys. Notable tracks are also Cameron Paul’s “Brown Beat” and…

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