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.
Last year, NPR Music ran an audacious headline: "Rihanna Is The 21st Century's Most Influential Musician".
Millions and millions of fans the world over agree, and while we try to avoid overt expressions of pop favoritism, we think they've got a strong case. It's for that reason and a dozen others that we were thrilled to welcome Gina Delvac of the hit podcast Call Your Girlfriend back to the show to discuss the legendary career of one Ms. Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
As we all await her ninth studio album (R9), join us for a virtual tour through the hit songs that defined her early sound, and a delectable deep dive into her most recent album, ANTI.
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