Bounce queen Big Freedia, the Queen Diva, is no stranger to taking her AZZ EVERYWHERE philosophy to the emerald hills of the recycle-conscious Northwest (check out her 2010 appearance at MusicFest NW), and she appeared there last night at the Wonder Ballroom — which inspired Willamette Week to include her in a feature called "Top Five Things That Would Get Me To Move To Portland":
Po’boys on every corner
I grew up on these. Can’t live without my hometown cuisine.
Second line brass band parades
These are just part of what brings us all together. They are part of the culture down here in New Orleans, and I can’t imagine living without them.
Fabulous clothing stores
So I can maintain my style. We have flavor in New Orleans — gold and silver — and so I could not live without my stores, and my uncle who makes a lot of my clothes.
Read the rest here — and rest assured she's not going anywhere. There's no Rainbow Fashions in Portland.