Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.
Drake, per usual, has been inescapable this summer. 'In My Feeling' and 'Nice For What' top the charts, but there’s depth to these bangers. We argue for hearing one as a meditation on fragile masculinity, the other as a paean to NOLA Bounce.
Drake – In My Feelings
Drake – Nice For What
Lauryn Hill – Ex Factor
The Showboys – Drag Rap (Triggaman)
Cameron Paul – Brown Beat
Cheeky Black – Let Me Get That Outcha
Beyonce ft Big Freedia – Formation
Big Freedia – Karaoke ft Lizzo
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