Big Freedia is a residing legend in her native New Orleans, however the Queen of Bounce obtained an enormous endorsement from one other Queen B in 2016 when Beyoncé invited her to lend her voice to "Formation."
Her contribution to the Lemonade single is enormous, and her "I didn't come to play with you hos!" is iconic in its personal proper -- so naturally the collaboration is likely one of the first issues Wendy Williams introduced up when Freedia buckled up for the most recent episode of her digital sequence, Backseat Heat with Wendy Williams.
"My publicist referred to as and mentioned, 'Beyoncé needs to speak to you,'" she advised Williams on this unique sneak peek of right now's Backseat Heat episode (Nov. 26). "I'm like, 'Why are you on the telephone?! Why you didn't simply give her my quantity?!'"
After Freedia and Bey had been lastly related, Beyoncé's staff despatched over a "three-second snippet" of what would turn out to be "Formation" for Freedia to work with. They finally shot the video for the observe in New Orleans, however Freedia, sadly, was unable to be part of it as a result of her personal commitments.
"They did name in regards to the video," she says. "I used to be on tour... so I missed it."
Freedia additionally opened up about her relationship along with her mom, and the way she got here out to her mother when she was 12 at her birthday celebration.
"When I advised her, she mentioned, 'Mama already know, child,'" she recalled. "That was my spine, child. She was my protector. She taught me class and to be who I'm and never be afraid. She was my rock."
For the complete episode of Backseat Heat with Wendy Williams and extra chats with Williams and Freedia about Beyoncé, Drake and extra, go to wendyshow.com.
Watch Big Freedia look again on the second she got here out to her mother beneath.