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May 3, 2021

Catching up with the Breaks

By: Elizabeth McQueen

The Breaks are back after a two week hiatus. In this episode:

  • Confucius and Fresh honor Shock G who passed away on April 22.
  • both hosts discuss Irv Gotti’s comments about the passing of DMX
  • the hosts debate whether Busta Rhymes was right to crown Bobby Shmurda “The King of New York.”
  • you’ll learn little known facts about Irv Gotti, Fat Joe, Mase, Diddy, Lord Infamous, Cappadonna & Drake’s classic record “Views.”
  • In his Unpopular Opinion Fresh states that, “Sorry Not Sorry” the DJ Khaled song featuring  Jay-Z and Nas is lackluster.
  • In his Confucius Says segment Confucius encourages people to enjoy where they are not a not try to bring other people down.

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June 14, 2021

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June 7, 2021

Go Off Mariah!

This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius talks about the recent rumors that Mariah Carey exploded at a meeting at Roc Nation that included Jay-Z. Confucius talks about Kat Williams' take on cancel culture. In this week's installment of Random Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn interesting tibits about Usher, Ludacris, Drake, Jay-Z, and Mariah Carey. In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius encourages listeners to put themselves in other people's shoes and lean into empathy. Listen to the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.


May 31, 2021

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…