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Video: Big Freedia brings bounce to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

on January 26, 2012, 3:34am

big freedia kimmel Video: Big Freedia brings bounce to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Thanks to the power of late-night TV, countless bands and singers have reached a population of music listeners they would’ve never been able to otherwise. Last night, New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia joined that list of such acts when she made her grand debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, performing “Excuse” and “Nah Who Mad”. Backed by dancers right out of Stomp The Yard, Freedia, decked out in matching zebra pants and shirt, popped her way onto the stage before letting lose an auditory assault featuring his one-of-a-kind shouting/flow, a helpin’ of boomin’ bass, and uber jerky drum machines. More than just brining bounce to a wider audience, Freedia’s in-your-face approach and unrelenting pace made it seem as if all of the country had stumbled into an underground dive somewhere in the Garden District. Watch the replay below.


“Na Who Mad”:


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February 22, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Big Freedia is biologically a male but is fluid and prefers to
use the words ‘she’ and ‘her’.  Gender is very fluid.

February 4, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Ya Heard Me Bounce Music Awards will celebrate and give tribute to Bounce Music artists who have kept and keeping the bounce culture alive. Join us in crowing the new king and queen of Bounce 2012. The 1st award show we awarded Jubilee as the King Of Bounce. We also ask for you help in making this happen. Help Us Hold The 2nd Bounce Music Award Show Oct 12, 2012. Donate any amount you can afford. Let’s not never let our culture die out….thanks

new orleans da best
January 31, 2012 at 10:01 am

AAlrite big freedia da queem diva only in new orleans u get that fire beat

January 26, 2012 at 11:27 am

drop it girl

January 26, 2012 at 9:50 am


January 26, 2012 at 8:36 am

FYI: Freedia’s a she.

Alex Young
January 26, 2012 at 8:46 am

Kimmel referred to Freedia as a ‘he’. However, Freedia’s website refers to Freedia as a ‘she’. We’re going with ‘she’, but you can realize the confusion.

April 25, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Freedia is a he…all day.

Kristy Williams
January 26, 2012 at 6:45 am

U did ur thing Diva!!!!!!!!


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