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Big Freedia reality TV show coming to Fuse

Matthew Odam
modam@statesman.com

Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 13, 2013

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Big Freedia has thrilled Austin audiences at festivals and shows, and now the rest of the country is about to get in on the fun fun fun.

New Orleans “sissy bounce” rapper Big Freedia, aka known as Freddie Ross, will have a reality TV show airing on the Fuse network beginning September 18.

Freedia, who has made multiple stops in Austin, playing before crazed houses, puts on an incredible show, replete with booty-shaking back-up dancers as the rapper celebrates the “azz everywhere.”

Freedia told Fuse back in January when the project was first announced that, “They’ll be in my life a full 24/7. It’ll be all of my music and all of a lot of asses all over the world.”

If you need a tutorial on what the rap subgenre “sissy bounce” is all about, check out Fuse’s tutorial. Writer Chad Swiatceki covered one of Freedia’s Austin appearances last year, when the rapper led a class on how to bounce it. Photos:See pictures from Big Freddia’s show in Austin last year.