Born Freddie Ross, she is a musician known for her work in bounce music, a sub-genre of hip hop. Freedia was nominated for a 2011 GLAAD Media Award and received her own show on Fuse called Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.
Freedia took piano and sang in choir as a child. She used to perform as a backup dancer and singer for Katey Red shows.
Freedia has released albums titled Queen Diva, Big Freedia Hitz Vol. 1, Scion A/V Presents Big Freedia and Just Be Free.
She was born and raised in New Orleans, LA alongside her brother Adam and her sister Crystal.
She was featured on a couple of RuPaul tracks called "Peanut Butter" and "Freaky Money."