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Confucius and Fresh

January 24, 2022

Confucius Talks Depression

In this episode of  The Breaks, Confucius opens up about his experiences with depression and talks about the importance of mental health with Fresh. The hosts also celebrate Freddie Gibbs’ recent success and explain why they wish he would chill out a little bit. + Don’t miss Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion and Confucius Says!

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January 10, 2022

5 Years of The Breaks

This week on The Breaks: The Breaks celebrate the 5th Anniversary of their radio show on KUTX 98.9 Confucius and Fresh discuss the greatest beef of all time — the one between Elmo and Zoe’s pet rock, Rocco Both hosts look back on the last five years of The Breaks radio show. In this week’s […]

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December 20, 2021

DJ Hella Yella Speaks!

This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh interview Austin’s DJ Hella Yella about his career and his new radio show on KAZI 88.7. In this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts you’ll learn interesting things about video director Ralph McDaniels, who  Ludacris’ co-host was in his early radio days, why Ice Cube wasn’t allowed to […]

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About

Confucius Jones

Confucius Jones is a lifelong Austin native who has generationally roots in the city. It’s with that upbringing that lead him to try to change the city he loves through music. DJing since his teens and now on radio at KUTX, Confucius strives to create a new industry for people of color through his many platforms.


Fresh

Aaron Knight, better known as Fresh, is an on-air host for KUTX 98.9 in Austin, TX, co-hosting Austin’s top Hip Hop and R&B radio show and podcast, The Breaks. Fresh has run his own top-rated music blog with Fresh Prince of the ATX (where his moniker derives from), and has done some freelance writing for various platforms. Fresh has been community-oriented by speaking to the youth at various schools, as well as working with Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area. In 2020, Fresh was a recipient of the Capitol View Arts, “Growing the Tradition” award for his continued work in the Austin music community.

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