Season 2 of "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" premieres Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 11e/10c on Fuse TV
Big Freedia is back - equipped with that signature blend of style and substance - as she continues to establish herself as the undisputed master of the bounce genre. This season, we chronicle Freedia's struggles to balance her burgeoning music career with managing her mother's declining health. Tune in as she takes SXSW by storm, mediates managerial drama and releases a groundbreaking new album.
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EPISODE 201 – BOUNCE TEXAS STYLE
Freedia prepares for the prestigious South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, but with his mother's ailing health and fighting between his two managers, Renee and Melvin, the Queen of Bounce is being pulled in too many directions. The team arrives at the festival only to endure a series of mishaps due to Renee and Melvin's lack of focus, forcing Freedia to re-evaluate his team.
EPISODE 202 – MANAGER SHAKE UP
Big Freedia’s team continues to struggle at SXSW, one of the biggest music festivals in the world. The Queen of Bounce decides that a personnel change might be in order. Freedia meets with potential new managers to replace Melvin and Renee. One candidate secures a coveted performance slot for Freedia at the festival, forcing Melvin and Renee to realize they better shape up or they might get the boot, Texas-style.
EPISODE 203 – BOUNCE UNIVERSITY
Back in New Orleans, the Queen of Bounce and her team prepare for Katy Red’s 15th anniversary performance and a lecture at Tulane University. Only problem is that the Shake Team have gone “Hollywood,” giving a whole lotta of attitude and little effort. Freedia’s guy dancers, Skip and Flash, pick up the slack, but start to resent the girls’ lack of professionalism. Will fighting amongst the dancers detract from Freedia’s live performance? Has the time come for the Shake Team to shake up or shake out?
EPISODE 204 – NO PLACE LIKE HOME
With Vera's health in decline, Freedia focuses on staying in New Orleans so he can work on his new album, get ready for the upcoming Mardi Gras parade and shop for a house that he could share with his mom.
EPISODE 205 – NEW BOSS OF BOUNCE
Freedia’s live show hasn’t changed in years and his dancers seem uninspired, so the Queen of Bounce hires a fiery creative director to revamp the show and whip the dancers into shape. Meanwhile, Freedia’s new album is coming together, as two graphic artists compete for the cover design. Vera’s health has gotten worse and Freedia minimizes his travel schedule, but an overnight trip out-of town proves to be ill-fated timing, as his mom passes away.
EPISODE 206 – GOODBYE VERA
Devastated by his mother’s passing, Freedia tries to be strong for his family and friends as they rally to give her a big, New Orleans send off with a second line parade.
EPISODE 207 – TBD
EPISODE 208 – TBD