Lady Gaga has announced an upcoming
10th anniversary edition of Born This Way.
Set for release on June 18, Born
This Way: The Tenth Anniversary will include the album's 14
original songs plus a bonus disc with six covers created by LGBT
artists and allies. The new album will also feature all-new
cover of “Judas” by rapper Big Freeda has already been
released to coincide with the announcement.
“Judas was my favorite song when it
came out originally, so I really wanted to cover it,” said Big
Freedia. “I am beyond excited that it's the first to drop from this
“To me, Judas is a love song about
when someone does you dirty. I've sure had my experience with that.
Who can't relate?” Big Freedia rhetorically asked.
When released in 2011, Born This Way
created controversy with its LGBT anthem “Born This Way.” The
song has gone on to become a staple of LGBT Pride season.