Tag Archives: Rusty Lazer

Big Freedia: Bouncing Nationwide

If you’ve ever seen Big Freedia command a stage, proclaiming “I am the queen diva” with her booming voice and linebacker’s build, you might have spotted a reality TV show waiting to happen. That show will indeed be hitting Fuse-TV later this year. It was recently announced that Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce will premiere [...]

Katey Red, Big Freedia, Sissy Nobby & Rusty Lazer host Schoolhouse Bounce

Who says Bounce music is a negative influence on our youth? Four of New Orleans’ biggest Bounce stars are coming together this weekend to prove that your CAN Bounce with positive messages and without cuss words – since kids just wanna Bounce too. DJ Rusty Lazer brings Katey Red, Big Freedia and Sissy Nobby to [...]

Ticket Giveaway: Krewe de Lune’s 5th Annual Space Ball

With Super Bowl XLVII won and done (Congrats to 2012 NFL champs the Baltimore Ravens!), it’s time to put your carnival suits back on and shake a leg for the final leg of Mardi Gras 2013. This Friday (February 8), spacefaring steppers the Krewe de Lune will hold its 5th annual Space Ball at Cafe [...]

YouTube du Jour: Prince Paul Meets Bounce + New Big Freedia

Scion, Toyota’s millennial-targeted subsidiary brand, has been a big fan of New Orleans bounce via its media/marketing arm Scion A/V. Earlier this year they sponsored the EP Scion A/V Presents Big Freedia, as well as the video for Freedia’s “Y’all Get Back Now”, and a mix from DJs Rusty Lazer and Brice Nice (the mix [...]

The Music Box in the Bywater: A House in E Major

The dark, ramshackle house at 1027 Piety St. was a haunting presence on the block even before the flood. It was the oldest house on the street, dating back to the end of the 18th Century when it was surrounded by swamp and muddy sandbars built from the seasonal overflow of the Mississippi. Since 1999, [...]

Rusty Lazer Hits the Spot at Cake Café & Bakery

Cake Café & Bakery 2440 Chartres St. (504) 943-0010 How often are you here? I’ve been coming steadily for the last four months and I get shrimp and grits every time. Every single time. I’ve tried everything, but I eat shrimp and grits. Do you know some of the people who work behind the counter? [...]

Vimeo du Jour: Big Freedia

Big Freedia, the bounce rapper voted Best Emerging Artist and Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist in January’s Best of the Beat Awards, released her first official music video yesterday for her song “Y’all Get Back Now”. Locals Bob Weisz and Josh Ente directed the video, produced by Casey Coleman and Michael Gottwald. The group filmed Freedia and [...]

YouTube du Jour: Azari and III

Tonight, electro/house/nu-disco duo Azari and III perform a DJ set at Maison, supported by fellow disco/house DJs Runaway and Blu Jemz from New York, and local TKVR resident Christoph Andersson. This is the censored video for Azari and III’s “Hungry for the Power”—the original was removed from YouTube for nudity and violence. The show tonight [...]

Two Showcases of New Orleans Hip-Hop Tonight

The hip-hop scene in New Orleans is currently one of the most vibrant in the city, with many artists performing in a colorful spectrum of different styles, and releasing loads of quality songs, mixtapes and albums. Tonight, two separate showcases are providing an opportunity to catch many of these artists on one night. At Republic, [...]