BONUS: Hitmaker RedOne on working with Lady Gaga, JLo and more
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In this special music-themed episode of Unpopular, producer RedOne talks about his incredible career as one of pop music's biggest hitmakers. He shares the story of meeting an undiscovered Lady Gaga for the first time and producing her debut album, creating Jennifer Lopez's comeback single "On The Floor" and why he was warned NOT to work with her, how he took Nicki Minaj from the U.S. rap charts to the global pop charts, the behind-the-scenes politics of the music industry, his new role in the blockchain talent show SpotStar and much more. 

Before that, Jacques gives his thoughts on Kanye’s Donda, Olivia Rodrigo, Halsey, Billie Eilish, Tinashe, and Iggy Azalea. There’s also an update on the ~drama~ with the Outspoken podcast. 

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TIMESTAMPS
00:00 Unpopular vs Outspoken
09:50 Kanye West's Donda
17:15 Halsey
22:30 Olivia Rodrigo 
26:10 Tinashe and Iggy Azalea
30:40 Billie Eilish 
34:30 RedOne interview

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