BGN interviews Louisiana pop culture icon Big Freedia about her latest documentary for Peacock TV Freedia Got A Gun.
Freedia Got A Gun dives into this country’s centuries-long struggle with gun violence and its ties back to race and toxic masculinity. Devastated after learning her brother Adam was murdered, New Orleans bounce legend Big Freedia uses her platform to raise awareness about the complexities of gun violence. As Freedia shares her personal journey from growing up gay in the projects through Hurricane Katrina and chasing her musical dreams, she delves deep into the first-hand experiences she and the community have had with gun violence, seeking to uncover the causes behind it.
Interviewer: Jeandra LeBeauf
Video Editor: Jamie Broadnax
Freedia Got A Gun premieres October 15, 2020 on Peacock TV.