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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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