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Bounce Music Star Big Freedia Plans to Open Hotel Freedia In NOLA In Time For The 2024 Mardi Gras

The New Orleans bounce music star, Big Freedia, plans to open Hotel Freedia-which will include a nightclub, restaurant, and music venue. The bounce icon intends to complete the project in time for the 2024 Mardi Gras.

The music star aims to give tourists a full-on NOLA experience by incorporating her recipes into the hotel's restaurant and providing a creative space for artistry in the hotel's nightclub. The star shared the exciting news via Twitter "This dream of mine has been in the works for a long time, I'll be one of the first black hotel owners in New Orleans...Will keep y'all posted on the official opening date, can't wait to see y'all at Hotel Freedia."

Things have been looking up for Big Freedia lately. Beyonce' sampled the singer's voice on her hit song "Formation" from her Lemonade album. Beyonce' circled back to the musician and featured Big Freedia again on her newest hit, "Break My Soul," from her latest album, Renaissance. The demand for Big Freedia's voice doesn't stop there; the singer has made music with Drake for his hit "Nice for What" and the group, New Kids On The Block. (Beyoncé and Big Freedia are pictured below/Photo Credit Big Freedia (Instagram).

The star has taken the 1980s art form of bounce music to a whole new level. Big Freedia stars on the Fuse network's show Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, giving the genre a new level of relevance. Stay tuned.

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