Chamillionaire

Did Capitalism Kill Hip-Hop?

Inspired by a recent article in Defector, Confucius and Fresh discuss the impact of capitalism on hip-hop. Then they talk about Puff Daddy’s decision to give Bad Boy artists their publishing back.

You’ll learn Hip-Hop Facts about who wrote Dr. Dre’s “The Watcher,” what Chamillionaire and Paul Wall did before they were famous, the connection between Shaq and UGK, and more.

Fresh States the Unpopular Opinion that Mac Miller’s 2016 Divine Feminine album was the album that Drake should have made that year.

Confucius talks about Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s divorce, the push in Texas to criminalize traveling to get an abortion, the Ken Paxton Trial and more on Confucius Reads the News.

OG Ron C Speaks

This week on the Breaks:

  • Confucius and Fresh talk to legendary Houston DJ OG Ron C.¬† He reached out to them after they spoke on his comments about DJ Screw on on The Donnie Houston podcast. He also talks about his early days as co-founder of Swishahouse and tells a hilarious story about Pimp C.
  • In this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts you’ll learn interesting tidbits about the origins of Paul Wall and Chamillionaire, UGK’s song International Players Anthem, how Bun B met Drake, the rise of Swishahouse and more.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion¬†Fresh boldly states that Wale is one of the greatest rappers of our generation.
  • In his Confucius Says segment Confucius encourages people to keep their ego in check.

You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.