Big Freedia

After running for six seasons between 2004 to 2009, 'College Hill' is set to return on BET with a new spin that features celebrities who didn’t attend or finish college.

LOS ANGELES  – dick clark productions and ABC announced today that multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter, Ciara will host the “2019 American Music Awards.” Known for her incredible, high-energy performances, including 2018’s show-stopping collaboration with Missy Elliott, and timeless R&B/pop hits, she will once again take the American Music Award’s stage, this time as host, for an evening of incredible […]

Ben & Jerry’s recently joined forces with Queen of Bounce Big Freedia for a one-time-only epic batch of a custom flavor dubbed, “Big Freedia’s Bouncing Beignets.”

Big Freedia, The Bounce Queen, has been featured on Beyoncé’s last album and had a sample of her voice used in Drake’s Nice For What song. People were surprised that Freedia wasn’t featured in Drake’s video for the song and some felt like it was shade toward the LGBT community. When she realized that Drake […]

There is finally an official music video to go along with Drake’s track In My Feelings, the song that launched a social media challenge that has not only propelled the song to No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, but has also sent fans to the hospital with serious injuries. Shot in New Orleans and released late Thursday, the […]

A film that delves into the origins and cultural impact of twerking will back into theaters this December from startup studio Supergravity, reports Variety. Italian filmmaker Spaghetto’s film “Twerkumentary” also seeks to explore the “deeper conversation about empowerment, freedom of expression and the influence that music and the Internet have on cultures around the world.” […]

Bounce queen Big Freedia will not serve any jail time, but was sentenced to three years probation in New Orleans on Thursday after pleading guilty to Section 8 fraud in March. The entertainer, whose real name is Freddie Ross Jr., admitted she fraudulently accepted housing assistance vouchers during the time she was also collecting checks […]

Big Freedia is headed to a halfway house — reportedly because she can’t lay off the weed. A federal judge has ruled Wednesday that the bounce queen, born Freddie Ross Jr., must live in a halfway house and submit to drug testing after repeatedly testing positive for illegal substances, violating the conditions of her $25,000 […]

“Bounce” star Big Freedia pleaded guilty Wednesday (03-16-16)) in a New Orleans federal courtroom to the theft of nearly $35,000 in federal housing voucher money. The entertainer, whose real name is Freddie Ross Jr., admitted she fraudulently accepted Section 8 vouchers during the time she was also collecting bank from reality TV gig. Freedia initially […]

New Orleans bounce music queen Big Freedia is facing the music in a mature fashion as she takes “full responsibility” for stealing money from the government. Referencing the Associated Press, Vulture reports the reality star (born Freddie Ross Jr.) has been charged with theft of government funds. The charge stems from Freedia allegedly misreporting her […]