Tagged: Big Freedia

5/4/2014 Arcade Fire and Chick Corea at Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest Report: Chuck D, Big Freedia and Laura Mvula on the Influence of New Orleans

THE SPIRIT OF JAZZ LIVES ON IN TODAY’S MUSIC I grew up three blocks from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and, when the wind blew just right, I heard the music from the … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2014 2:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

13 Throwback Photos of Artists in Their Childhood Halloween Costumes

In anticipation of Halloween tomorrow, we’ve already dug up the best horror movie clips and carved Miley pumpkins. Today, we’re celebrating with a crew of FADER favorites, who shared throwback photos of their favorite in-costume … read more »

POSTED October 30, 2013 7:02PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Photos: Big Freedia Breaks Guinness World Record For Twerking

Today in New York’s Herald Square, bounce queen Big Freedia shattered the Guinness World Record for most people twerking simultaneously, shaking her rump for two minutes straight along with 358 support dancers. The party was … read more »

POSTED September 25, 2013 5:17PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Video: Diplo f. Nicky Da B, “Express Yourself”

Diplo’s video for the title track from his forthcoming Express Yourself EP is exactly the kind of gluteus maximus fest you’d expect from him when he dabbles with New Orleans bounce and is fortified by … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 5:06PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

This Week in The FADER: September 4, 2011 Edition

** We talked to some artists about staying an outsider at school—whether by dropping out or getting ten-plus years deep in the academy. John Maus, Kreayshawn, Killer Mike, Best Coast and more told us about … read more »

POSTED September 4, 2011 10:09AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Spank Rock f. Big Freedia, “Nasty”

Slap the floor, push it back on your dick, or pop your pussy—”Nasty” works for whatever your doing with organs. The future sounds so utopian on the new track from Spank Rock’ forthcoming album Everything … read more »

POSTED August 29, 2011 12:16PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (10) TAGS: , , ,

Premiere: Big Freedia, “Let It Go Nah” MP3

Big Freedia has been and all-American Queen Diva for the better part of the last decade, but just released her first EP-proper. Perhaps “Let It Go Nah” is what a bounce-pop crossover sounds like, sampler … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2011 11:40AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Video: Big Freedia, “Y’all Get Back Now”

Taking in the world of “Y’all Get Back Now” is like being on adderall at the AMNH Planetarium show, at a Saints game, and inside American Apparels back-stock room all at once! The message is … read more »

POSTED March 23, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Live from Musicfest NW: Big Freedia’s Strip Club Video, Trash Talk and The Tallest Man on Earth

Big Freedia was everywhere, even when she wasn’t. She was in my hangover and ringing ears as I crawled out of bed Friday afternoon. She was on the blogs, immortalized by shaky camera phone footage. … read more »

POSTED September 15, 2010 7:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , ,

Live from MusicfestNW: Panda Bear Stoned Carpet Show, a Little Daggering & Big Freedia in a Strip Club

Last Thursday, Big Freedia sat back in the green room at Sassy’s, a strip club in Southeast Portland, Oregon. Getting a massage from one of her dancers and occasionally puffing a cigarette, she looked as … read more »

POSTED September 13, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,