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Big Freedia Is Back With A Preview Clip For Season Three Of 'Queen of Bounce'

Kanye, Valerie Hune, Big Freedia + More emerge from the fog at Outside Lands: photos by Ashleigh Reddy

Her royal highness is at last returned. Big Freedia has made it her mission to bring the fire of New Orleans bounce to the masses, and with Fuse TV's Queen of Bounce that mission has turned into a runaway success. Now the masses have gained a glimpse at what's in store in the program's third season--and from the looks of things we're due up for more of duffy excellence.

"This season you will get to see the rigors of being on tour, which we haven't really shown before," Freedia told Billboard at the clip's premiere. In the clip we catch plenty of footage of Freedia doing what she does best--working a crowd into a unified frenzy that spills from the stage, across the crowd and out into the streets of cities nationwide. But much of the action of Queen of Bounce unravels off the stage, and the new season promises to dig deeper into the interior politics of Freedia's dance crew as the group jockeys for the right to rep their preferred dance.

It's no secret that Queen of Bounce is engineered to be a wild sensory spectacle, but at its heart is something vital: first, the self-assertion of Freedia as she continues to gain cultural impacy, and second the progression of New Orleans bounce dancing, which has a long-running lineage of obliterating boundaries. Watch the Season three preview below and feel free to get a little hyped--ain't nothing wrong with turning way, way up every once in a while.