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December 12, 2022

Let’s Hear it for the Ladies of ATX

By: Elizabeth McQueen

Confucius and Fresh talk about why women are ruling Austin’s R&B scene, and discuss why Spotify is winning the streaming wars.

You’ll learn Hip-Hop Facts about TLC’s original name, the album Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest never made, Dr. Dre’s favorite album, and more.

Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that Deion Sanders’ leaving Jackson State University is a bad move, mostly because his time at the HBCU did nothing to improve the standing of HBCU football long-term.

Confucius talks about Brittney Griner’s release, the NC blackout caused by a woman who wanted to stop a drag show,  Raphael Warnock’s win in Georgia, and more.


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January 30, 2023

Wait Your Turn

Fresh and Confucius discuss the idea that people in the Austin music scene are owed opportunities. then, inspired by Justin Bieber’s recent 200 million dollar sale of his catalog, they talk about why artists might sell their stake in their work. Plus Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion and Confucius Reads the News.

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January 23, 2023

Advice for Austin Artists

This week Fresh and Confucius get real about what they think artists in the city should do. They talk about the importance of music videos, and when artists should try to start performing outside of Austin.

Plus, they celebrate Love Austin Music Month by playing an interview with J Soulja from ACLfest.

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January 16, 2023

A Love Letter to Austin Blogs

Confucius and Fresh discuss Dez Bryant’s statement that Drake made Houston rap famous, and talk about how excited they are about the new batch of hip-hop platforms in Austin, TX. Plus Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion and Confucius Reads the News.

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