Confucius vs Fresh

Fresh and Confucius debate which one of them is the better music fan. Then Confucius tries to convince listeners that deep down, Fresh thinks he’s from Harlem, New York.

You’ll learn Hip-Hop Facts about the first song Missy Elliot wrote for another artist, how Fat Joe almost signed Eminen, how artist and podcaster Tank got his start with, and more!

Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that gatekeepers in music are still necessary.

Confucius talks about Sarah Palin’s recent loss in Alaska, Texas’s decision to make abortion completely illegal, Jay-Z’s comment on capitalism, and more in his Confucius Reads the News segment.

Texas Standard: February 3, 2021

New executive orders on asylum seekers and family separation policies at the border get a lukewarm reception from advocates for change. President Biden orders an official review of the remain in Mexico policies. Some are asking why not just change the policy? Also COVID-19 and the double squeeze on nonprofits. More demand for their services, but less money to provide those services… We’ll explore. And the governor’s call for legislation to further restrict abortion access in Texas. Are republican lawmakers hoping for a fight in the high court? Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: