Nicki Minaj

The Breaks’ Mt. Rushmore of Rap

The week on The Breaks:

  • Fresh is out, so Confucius answers the question put forth by Rap Caviar — Who are the 4 best rappers of the 2010’s? For Confucius it’s Drake, Kendrick, Future and Nicki Minaj.
  • Confucius puts forth that of his top 4 hip-hop artists, Drake is hands down the biggest artist of them all.
  • Confucius discusses the release of DMX’s  posthumously released record “Exodus.”
  • In this week’s installment of  Random Hip-Hop Facts you’ll find out info about  Lil Jon, the writing of “Still D.R.E.,” why Jay-Z skipped the Grammys and what the most bootlegged album of all time is.
  • In his Confucius Says segment Confucius encourages listeners to be honest with themselves about who they are so that they can be true to themselves.

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Respect Nicki Minaj!

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Shmurda Home!

In this episode of The Breaks:

  • Confucius and Fresh talk about Bobby Shmurda’s recent release from prison.
  • Both Hosts discuss Jay-Z’s latest deal with Moet Hennessy, and talk about how not everyone has to achieve the  same success as Jay-Z in order to be considered successful.
  • Fresh explains his confusion  and disappointment around the announcement of the upcoming Verzuz battle between Raekwon and Ghostface Killah
  • In this week’s installment of “Random Hip-Hop” facts you’ll learn interesting tidbits about Dr. Dre, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, J-Bo, Andre 3000 and more.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion Fresh states that Nicki Minaj will be remembered as the greatest female rapper of all time.
  • In his Confucius says Confucius says that when it comes to famous ex-friends like Dame Dash and Jay-Z, fans need to let go off the idea of reconciliation.

The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.

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What’s Going on with Lil Baby?

In this episode of The Breaks

Shutting Down…Again

This week on The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh:

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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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Kobe

This week on The Breaks:

  • Confucius and Fresh discuss the internet’s reaction to CBS reporter Gayle King asking WNBA star Lisa Leslie about the sexual assault accusation against her friend and mentor Kobe Bryant.
  • Both hosts lament the downfall of Nicki Minaj in the wake of her latest social media battle with her ex-boyfriend Meek Mill.
  • They express their thoughts on Billie Eilish’s recent comments about rappers “lying” in their music.

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Get your tickets to Love Lockdown, February 13th at Stubbs Indoors featuring Eimaral Sol, Jake Lloyd, Jay Wile and arya

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
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Grammys! Grammys! Grammys!

This week on The Breaks:

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
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