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Big Freedia

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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Cleo Wade Announces ‘Heart Talk’ Tour

Poet and activist Cleo Wade‘s new book is on the way and she has affectionately described it as “the ultimate labor of love.” A collection of  poems, handwritten notes and intimate advice, Heart Talk is available for preorder now via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target and all other reader outlets. Ahead of the collection’s official release…

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ESSENCE Fest 2018

ICYMI: ESSENCE Music Fest’s 2018 Lineup Includes Janet Jackson, Mary. J. Blige, Daniel Caesar, H.E.R., The Read and More

Just when you think ESSENCE‘s annual music festival lineup can’t top the year’s before, they prove us wrong. Last year, festival goers were spotted planning escape routes from one stage to another to catch all their favorite artists’ performances in the jam-packed lineup that all but disappointed and we’ll likely be doing it again this…

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Kendrick Lamar to Headline Voodoo Music & Arts Festival

The Halloween Weekend party, Voodoo Music & Arts Festival, in the heart of our beloved city of New Orleans announced that Kendrick Lamar will join The Foo Fighters and The Killers in headlining the 3-day festival this year. Kendrick will stop by Voodoo as a part of his North American DAMN. tour. Other standout performers include LCD…

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Battle for Liberty Place Dismantle

Mayor Landrieu and the City of New Orleans to Remove Confederate Monuments

The spirited city of New Orleans is putting action behind the claims that the Big Easy “celebrates diversity, inclusion and tolerance.” So this morning, the first of four confederate monument removals commenced with the Battle for Liberty Place’s insurrection memorial. Later this week, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and P.G.T. Beauregard statues will also be…

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Interview: PJ Morton Is Sending A Message To All Of The Dreamers With “Claustrophobic”

After auditioning for a spot as a keyboardist for the American pop-rock band Maroon 5, the multi-faceted PJ Morton left an incredible mark on the group. What was supposed to be a temporary fill-in would later take Morton across the world touring alongside lead vocalist Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine and Matt…

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Cash Money’s Documentary Now Has an Official Release Date

Birdman has announced the official release date for Cash Money’s highly anticipated documentary, Before Anythang: The Story Behind the Cash Money Records Empire. Slated for release on May 12th, the Clifton Bell-directed film appears to be a highlight reel-style compilation of artist interviews discussing the rise of NOLA’s iconic Rap collective. Before Anything was co-executive produced…

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Hebru Brantley Reimagines NBA Team Logos In Honor Of Black History Month

Hebru Brantley has reimagined the NBA team logos as a way to celebrate Black History Month. He credits his Chicago upbringing as the inspiration behind his work. Brantley’s way of presenting difficult subject matters to his audience is authentic, and maintains a personal touch of warmth that makes his visual expressions easy to digest. In…

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Win a Pair of Tickets to BUKU Music + Art Project 2017

With less than a month left before this year’s BUKU Music + Art Project 2017, Saint Heron is pleased to gift one of our lucky supporters with a pair of tickets to the two-day event. Back in January, we shared the festival’s outrageous lineup which includes Thundercat, Vince Staples, Travis Scott and more. We’re also…

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Saint Heron x BMike and Nike Homecoming

Saint Heron, BMike and Nike Present: Homecoming

All Star weekend is approaching and Saint Heron, BMike and Nike have collaborated to kick the weekend off with a special celebration of New Orleans culture this Thursday, February 16th. In our first ever pep rally-style event, Southern University’s “Human Jukebox” band and Dancing Dolls will be joining us for the spirited nightcap. Nike’s theme for…

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big-freedia

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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Master P To Host ‘iHeart Benefit Fest’ During All Star Weekend In New Orleans

After recently taking us through what it was like to collaborate with Solange for A Seat At The Table, Louisiana legend Master P is back to announce that his undying love for his birthplace has not changed in the slightest. In hopes to aid the 75,000 Baton Rouge families affected by the Louisiana Floods just months ago, the…

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