RDC World talks Dream Con

Confucius and Fresh talk to Mark and John from RDC World about Dream Con, the anime and gaming convention they’re throwing  July 28-30 at the Austin Convention Center.

They also talk about why hip-hop artists like Lil Baby and Lil Durk are canceling their tours lately.

You’ll learn Hip-Hop Facts about how Webby, not Plies, was the original artist on “Shawty,” the real reason Ice Cube left NWA, why George Clinton was inspired to write Atomic Dog, and more.

Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that Wale is the most underrated rapper of a generation.




Rest in Power DJ Kay Slay

Fresh and Confucius celebrate the life of DJ Kay Slay, and debate whether Future really is the best rapper alive.

You’ll learn Hip-Hop Facts about DJ Kay Slay, DJ Drama’s Gansta Grillz, and more!

After T-Pain called out the city of Dallas over low ticket sales, Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that artists can’t be mad about low ticket sales.

Confucius talks about the fall of Netflix, Future’s comments about whether he wants more kids, Florida’s decision to revoke Disney’s special status,  Jerry Seinfeld’s friendship with Wale, and more on Confucius Reads the News.

Confucius vs Verzuz

This week on The Breaks:

  •  Fresh is still out so Confucius talks about the recent Verzuz between Souja Boy and Bow Wow, both of whom have been accused of physically assaulting women and asks whether the organizers of Verzuz should be more accountable when it comes to the artists they showcase.
  • Confucius talks about the recent article in the Austin Chronicle that he was interviewed for called “21 Austin Rappers to Know in 21.”  He applauds the spotlight on Austin’s hip-hop scene and encourages artists who may not have made it on the list not to worry and to keep on doing the work they love.
  • you’ll learn interesting things about Cardi B, Young Thug, The Weeknd, T-Pain, Kanye & more in this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts.
  • Confucius talks about Tyler the Creator after the release of his new mixtape “Call Me if You Get Lost.”
  • In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius encourages listeners to lean into loyalty.

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


The Breaks: Beat Battle Edition

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius

  • Talk about the recent live-streamed beat battles, including Mannie Fresh vs Scott Storch and Lil Jon vs T-Pain.
  • Touch on the cultural significance of Mannie Fresh.
  • Discuss the deep production credits of Lil Jon and T-Pain.
  • Address Tekashi 6ix9ine’s release from prison and speculate about how people will react.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends Nas as a good beat selector.
  • Confucius reminds us that just because you’re sheltering in place, doesn’t mean that you have to transform yourself or learn a new skill — simply surviving right now is enough.

Listen to this week’s episode of The Breaks

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.