Welcome to the latest episode of Pop Chat, Fuse’s weekly pop music podcast focusing on the coolest events, hottest news, biggest names in music and the newcomers you need to know. Pop fans can check out Fuse editor Jason Lipshutz every Friday on the free Pop Chat podcast, which can be streamed on Fuse.tv or downloaded in iTunes.
This week’s Pop Chat features rising pop singer-songwriter Verite stepping in as our first artist co-host, and (at the 2:40 mark) she discusses her upcoming musical project, humble beginnings and big plans for 2016. Jason and Verite also discuss Rihanna’s next single (18:30 mark), a big week of Beyoncé rumors (20:10 mark), Zayn’s impending No. 1 album (22:25 mark) and Drake’s leaked tracks (25:10 mark); they also play a spirited game of Big Ups and Big Downs and go through some hilarious icebreakers.
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Check out last week's extended Zayn Malik discussion below: