• Watch New Orleans' Own Big Freedia Tear Down The Stage During Her 2018 ESSENCE Festival Performance Debut!  

    5 days ago - By Essence

    There are few things more signature to the city of New Orleans than that of the Bounce music genre.
    One of the genre's biggest artists, and the one who spearheaded its mainstream popularization, is Big Freedia. The hometown favorite delivered a solid performance as she took to the ESSENCE Festival stage for the very first time on Sunday night.

    Setting the stage ablaze as only she can, the Queen Diva was the perfect act to close out the festival's final night in the Superdome's Hot Right Now superlounge. Freedia's fan favorites like "Gin ‘N My System" and "Rock Around The Clock" had the...
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