January 10, 2022
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 […]Listen
December 20, 2021
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 […]Listen
December 13, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh talk to artist and producer TROY NōKA about his new record, “Grab the Will,” what it’s like to work with artists like Frank Ocean and Chris Brown and how he helped Doja Cat on her rise to fame. On this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts, you’ll learn interesting […]Listen
December 6, 2021
On this episode of The Breaks You’ll hear Confucius and Fresh’s interview with Austin artist and entrepreneur J Soulja. In this week’s installment of Hip Hop Facts, you’ll learn interesting tidbits about Wu-Tang Clan’s beef with Hot 97, how T.I. got Young Dro on the Grand Hustle label, how Kanye West hooked up with Jamie […]Listen
November 8, 2021
This week on the Breaks: You’ll hear Confucius and Fresh’s interview with legendary producer DJ Burn One who’s worked with artists like Gucci Mane, Freddie Gibbs and T.I. In this week’s installment of Hip Hop Facts you’ll learn interesting things about how old Teddy Riley was when he produced Dougie E. Fresh’s “The Show,” Juvenile’s […]Listen
November 1, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh list their Top 5 Hip-Hop songs of all time. the hosts discuss the TV show BMF and talk about the positive influence 50 Cent is having as a television producer at Starz. In this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts you’ll learn interesting things about Method Man and […]Listen
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.
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.