The "Queen of Bounce", Big Freedia, announced that she will soon be opening a new hotel in her hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. The "Hotel Freedia" is slated to be a hotel, restaurant, music venue, and clubhouse located near the popular Frenchman Street. Plans for membership to the clubhouse to be offered through NFTs were discussed by the artist and her manager with local press.
Controversial rapper DaBaby was thrown a curveball when a New Orleans show he was set to perform this coming weekend in was canceled at the last minute. Reports allege that the promoters claim low ticket sales were to blame, but the rapper's agency claims that the promoters were in breach of contract.
A 26-year-old baggage handler at Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport died Tuesday night (August 30) after her hair was caught in machinery.
Reports are scant at the moment but a fellow New Orleans artist made a tweet suggesting Skull Duggery passed away.
After attracting the ire of the LGBTQ community for his jokes in past specials, most especially The Closer, the veteran comedian performed this week in New Orleans alongside another maligned funnyman in Joe Rogan.
That white privilege card will only get you so far in Amerikkka.
The New Orleans label emerged as one of the biggest successes in the independent Hip-Hop market ahead of becoming a household name.
Megan Thee Stallion, Machine Gun Kelly, Playboi Carti, and ILLENIUM are among the many acts to appear in the two-day event.
Even though he continues to live his very charmed life Birdman has not forgotten his old stomping grounds. He is helping out his city in the midst of the health crisis.
The 2020 Essence Fest has been canceled after the Mayor of New Orleans decided to propose an extended ban on large events to combat the spread of COVID-19.
The New Orleans musician, educator, and patriarch of the sprawling Marsalis family was 85.
The artist born Oliver Stokes Jr. was 44 years old.