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Big Freedia (born Freddie Ross, Jr.) is a hip-hop artist known as the Queen of Bounce. Her latest EP, Big Diva Energy in 2021. Her previous EP, Louder, was released in March 2020, just a few days into the COVID-19 global lockdown. During the pandemic, Big Freedia pivoted and launched an online cooking show, making fun cocktails, foods, and desserts while hunkered down in her kitchen. She has collaborated with artists including Beyonce, Drake, Kesha, and Boyz II Men, and has performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and at Outside Lands, Voodoo, Bonnaroo, and New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival , among others. Her memoir is Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva!.