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Twerking, and the music born in its image, creates a liberating space for those gathered on this side and the other. Jahdai Kilkenny for NPR hide caption

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Big Freedia, shown performing in 2019 in New Orleans, is part of our starter kit for the queer music of New Orleans. Paras Griffin/Getty Images, hide caption

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New Kids on the Block's "House Party," featuring Boyz II Men, Big Freedia, Jordin Sparks and Naughty by Nature, is just one of the coronavirus quarantine-inspired songs released over the past months. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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From The Urgent To The Absurd, Musicians Take On The Coronavirus Through Song

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Big Freedia. Her latest, Louder, is on our list of the best new releases out on March 13. Noam Galai/Getty Images hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top Ten Albums Out On March 13

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Big Freedia performs during the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Photo Illustration: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Big Freedia (the stage name of New Orleans native Freddie Ross) is one of the biggest stars of the hip-hop subculture known as bounce. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Big Freedia Lays Out The Basics Of Bounce

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Big Freedia and Ophira Eisenberg on Ask Me Another. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Queen Diva Of Quizzes

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