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The Breaks Cancel Tory

This week on The Breaks

  • Hosts Confucius and Fresh talk about the absurdity of Tory Lanez new record “Daystar” where he denies shooting Megan the Thee Stallion in the foot.
  • Both hosts talk about their love for Outkast’s record “Aquemini” after the 22nd anniversary of its release on September 29th.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh states that the best rap album if 2020 is “The Price of Tea in China” by Boldy James.
  • With the election less than 30 days away Confucius stresses the importance of voting in his Confucius Says segment.

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Don’t Argue with Stupid

This week on The Breaks Fresh and Confucius:

WAP!

This week on The Breaks Fresh and Confucius:

  • Talk about why they love “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan thee Stallion and explain why they’re frustrated by the backlash surrounding the song.
  • Celebrate the birth of hip-hop on on August 11, 1973. That’s when DJ Kool Herc threw the “Back to School Jam” at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, NYC.
  • Debate what it means for a song to be “a hit.”
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh states that the XXL Magazine Freshman Class is still relevant.
  • Confucius encourages people to rethink what closure means in his Confucius Says segment.

Leave Megan Alone!

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius:

  • Discuss Megan Thee Stallion’s latest IG live post about rapper Tory Lanez shooting her in both feet.
  • Talk about Snoop Dogg’s appearance on The Breakfast Club. 
  • Touch on the emerging conflict between Lil Baby and Migos.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh argues that Jack Harlow is overrated.
  • In his Confucius Says, Confucius reminds us that other people’s behavior is often about survival, so we shouldn’t take their actions too personally.

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Nelly vs Ludacris

This week on The Breaks Confucius and Fresh discuss:

      • The most recent Verzuz battle between Nelly and Ludacris
      • Their own verzuz style battle on Saturday, May 23rd at 8pm when they face off about which was a better year in hip-hop — 1998 or 1999. Watch on the Instagram on the @KUTX account or the @TheBreaksKUTX account.
      • How history was made when Doja Cat’s “Say So” remix featuring Nicki Minaj reached number one on the Billboard charts, and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix featuring Beyonce reached number two. This is the first time that four black female solo artists have held top two spots on the chart.
      • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends the Netflix show Black AF and tells us why he thinks the show’s critics are being too harsh.
      • In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius argues that the music industry in the United States and the Austin music scene in particular need to accept hip-hop and R&B as mainstream and not hold them to a higher standard than artists in other genres.
      • The Local Song of the Week is “Do You Mind” by Nayome

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The Breaks: 1996 vs 1997

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius:

    • Talk about Megan Thee Stallion’s new Savage remix featuring Beyoncé.
    • Touch on Drake’s new record Dark Lane Demo Tapes
    • Discuss their Instagram versuz battle between hip-hop of 1996 vs 1997.
    • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends 1997 as a better year for hip-hop than people give it credit for.
    • And in his Confucius Says segment, Confucius urges everyone to accept other people’s experiences even if you weren’t a part of them.

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Cancelled! SXSW vs COVID-19

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What We Love About Female Rappers

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Megan Thee Stallion & The Grammys

This week on The Breaks:

  • In his Unpopular Opinion segment, Fresh explains why he thinks Megan Thee Stallion wasn’t nominated for a Grammy in the “Best New Artist” category.
  • Confucius and Fresh talk to Austin’s Eazy Boi about his new record “Griffin,” fatherhood and his thoughts on the city’s hip-hop scene.
  • Confucius implores people to stop complaining about how there’s no good music being made today in his Confucius Says segment.
  • Confucius and Fresh interview the organizers of  the Down South Love – Black Friday Show Texas Hip Hop ShowcaseThe show which features acts like Milkweed, Vontay Galaxy and DJ Confucius Jones, will be from 7pm – 1 am at Come and Take It Live.

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