Big Freedia

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Relatively unknown outside her native New Orleans, Big Freedia (You-Better-Believe-Her) is the self proclaimed queen diva of bounce music. Fast beats, call and response and booty shakin’. Yes booty shakin’. And that’s where we came in.

We did some extensive research on Freedia’s live show to identify what we could relate to an outside audience. It hit us like a sissy bounce freight train and Big Freedia’s “Booty Battle” was born. A mashup of digital ass shaking goodness and Dance Dance Revolution style gameplay.

Based entirely in HTML5 with a Twitter powered leaderboard to boot, “Booty Battle” operated based on a users keyboard input to match up to the song beats…err butt shakin’. The more steps you get right, the faster that digital booty gets going and the higher your score.