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The Noisey Advent Calendar

Big Freedia Proves That "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Can, In Fact, Bang

On "Rudy, the Big Booty Reindeer," the Queen of Bounce replaces Rudolph's bright red nose with "a very large behind," proving once and for all that Paul F. Tompkins is wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
12.6.18
Essays

The Ghost of Big Freedia

Mainstream artists like Drake and Beyonce continue to borrow Big Freedia's voice and New Orleans flavor, but she remains completely absent from their videos.
Myles Johnson
4.18.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Charli XCX (and a Passed-Out AG Cook) Perform on 'Kimmel'

She (they?) played "After the After-Party" and new song "Bounce".
Lauren O'Neill
2.10.17
thump exclusive stream

Leonce and JSPORT Want Their Parties to Reflect Atlanta's Melting Pot of Sounds and People

Listen to an exclusive Morph mix of bounce edits and rap hits from the duo, Night Slugs' Helix, and Divine Interface.
Max Mertens
12.12.16
thump news

Big Freedia's New EP 'A Very Big Freedia Christmazz' Is Perfect for Twerking Under the Mistletoe

The five-track release includes the soon-to-be holiday classics "Rudy, The Big Booty Reindeer" and "Santa Is a Gay."
Max Mohenu
12.9.16
Holy Shit

Watch Lil' Wayne and 2 Chainz Battle Rap Each Other in Their New Video for "Bounce"

The kind of video from 'Collegrove' we were hoping for.
John Hill
3.5.16
thump news

New Orleans Bounce Matriarch Big Freedia Loses It in Her Video for "Crazy"

The Queen Diva gets the straightjacket and is locked away in the loony bin.
THUMP Staff
11.19.15
Words

Notes from the Underground: Oscar G, Journeyman, DLR, Callahan, T_A_M, Arp Aubert, Casual Look, B-Ju

This week: Classy house beats, New Orleans bounce, warehouse techno, drum & bass, and some feelsy downtempo.
THUMP Staff
2.18.15
Words

New World Sound's Tour Diary Gave us a Hangover

SO...MUCH...RAGERY
Jemayel Khawaja
10.3.14
Interviews

Unskinny Bounce: How 5th Ward Weebie's "Let Me Find Out" Captured the Hearts, Minds, and Asses of New Orleans

Sometimes it pays to have a viral hit.
Anna Gaca
9.5.14
Words

New Orleans Bounce Pioneer Nicky Da B Passes Away

No cause of death has been released for the "Express Yourself" singer.
VICE Thump
9.3.14
Words

This Boys Noize Remix EP Will Shake Your Entire Core: Premiere

With remixes from Salva, Club Cheval and Pilo, you'll love every second of it.
VICE Thump
4.25.14
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