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The Fall of Tekashi 6ix9ine

This week on The Breaks:

  • Confucius and Fresh discuss what the poor sales of Tekashi 6ix 9ine’s latest record, Tattletales, means for his career.
  • The hosts debate whether Jay-Z’s billionaire status is okay because of his place in the culture.
  • Confucius and Fresh talk about the intersection of hip-hop and branding, especially as it relates to Travis Scott’s partnership with McDonalds.
  • Fresh argues that the Drake Stimulus Package is not as important as everyone thinks it is in his Unpopular Opinion.
  • Confucius states that in order to grow together, people need to focus first on their own individual growth.

Be sure to Watch Summer Jam 2020 featuring performances by Mike Melinoe, J Soulja, Vintage Jay, TEDDYTHELEGACY & Chief Cleopatra.

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Construction

Some argue Texas doesn’t really have seasons — though that may depend on which part of Texas you call home. Still, a season almost all Texans share despite the weather: construction season. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

Texas Standard: October 6, 2017

They are the best numbers in more than 15 years but the worst in 20. The new job reports take a hit from hurricanes, we’ll have the latest. Plus, more legal concerns for Ken Paxton? A Texas prosecutor says she’s investigating whether bribery charges are warranted. We’ll have details plus reaction from the attorney general. And Denton couldn’t keep it’s fracking ban in place, but Scotland’s giving it a go. Lessons from the fracking conversation they’re having across the pond. Also: Galveston oh Galveston, the man who immortalized the Texas island city in song returns to where it all began, a lifelong partnership with Glen Campbell. Plus the week in politics and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

Suburban Sprawl

There’s one thing that Texans can always depend on: cities getting bigger, faster. That was the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s Jodi Egerton as she wrote this week’s poem.