Big Freedia mourns the murder of her Baby Brother, Adam Ross
Reality Star of Fuse TV Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce & Big Freedia Bounces Back, Big Freedia, born Freddy Ross went on Social Media early Thursday morning to reveal the lose of her only brother, 35 year old, Adam Ross. The Pioneer of New Orleans Bounce Music, went on her instagram heartbrokened, sharing two photos of her baby brother, Adam. She stated on one of her post, “they took my baby brother from me. He is in heaven with my mama. Lord, give me strength”.
In a news release issued by New Orleans Police Department, Adam was found in the evening of January 24th, 2018 around 10 PM lying on the side walk, unresponsive in Central City on MLK Blvd, a neighborhood known for its violence. He had a gunshot wound to the head among multiple shots. The sad news came only a few days before Freedia’s 39th birthday. She was also scheduled to perform at Freedia’s birthday carnival, which she has now canceled and hopes fans will understand.
Adam was one in six fatal shootings to take place in the beginning of 2018. In 2014, during the taping of Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia’s mother, Mama Vera, lost her battle to lung and spinal cancer. Our condolences go out to Big Freedia and the Ross family during this time. Big Freedia, was one of two boys (her and Adam) and has one younger living sister named, Crystal.