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Upstream podcast: R. Kelly allegations, Ed Sheeran hate, and ‘Despacito’

Plus, the return of the 'Thong Song'!


Audra Schroeder


Posted on Jul 21, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 11:13 pm CDT

This week on the Upstream podcast, we unpack the latest allegations against R. Kelly and what to do about the popularity of his “Ignition (Remix).” Also, some people are really mad at Ed Sheeran for being on Game of Thrones, and some people don’t know who he is; the “Thong Song” has returned; and we break down what makes “Despacito” such an engaging song.

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*First Published: Jul 21, 2017, 5:30 am CDT