The podcast where DJ Louie XIV and guests completely overanalyze all your favorite pop stars, then rank them in the official Pop Pantheon.

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Ranking the Main Pop Girl Albums of 2024 (So Far) (with Ira Madison III)

It seems like every single Main Pop Girl has dropped an album this year: Ariana, Kacey, Beyoncé, Taylor, Dua, Billie and Charli. And we're only six months in! It's bee...

Normani's Album is Good. Now What? (with Rolling Stone's Larisha Paul) (Patreon Preview)

In a preview of this week's Pop Pantheon: All Access episode, Normani's debut solo album has been over five years in the making. Now that Dopamine is finally here, was...

FRANK OCEAN (with Tre Johnson)

Tre Johnson returns to Pop Pantheon for a special Pride episode about one of pop's greatest disruptors, Frank Ocean. Louie and Tre discuss Frank’s first foray into the...

Charli XCX Breaks New Ground on Brat (Patreon Preview)

In a preview of this week's Pop Pantheon: All Access episode, Charli XCX's sixth studio album Brat, which dropped Friday, was posited as a dance album. What we actuall...

Queer Women are Taking Over Pop (with Trish Bendix & Mel Woods)

To kick off Pride Month, Freelance Music Writer Trish Bendix and Senior Editor at Xtra Magazine Mel Woods join Louie to track the conspicuous rise of sapphic-ness in m...

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