Big Freedia Concert Cancelled in Mississippi Because ‘Twerking’ in a Bar is Illegal


By Matt Agorist Hattiesburg, MS — The Mississippi Alchohol Beverage Control (ABC) board is being met with backlash from across the country this month after alleged threats of shutting down a rap concert for anticipated ‘twerking.’
Big Freedia, of New Orleans, Louisiana, and star of the reality TV show, “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce,” had her show cancelled in Mississippi this month after an officer from the ABC threatened to shut down, not only the concert, but the entire venue where it would be held, for a year.
According to, club owner Ben Shemper said that roughly two weeks ago, he got a phone …read more