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May 10, 2021

Respect Big Boi!

By: Elizabeth McQueen

This week on The Breaks:

  • Hosts Confucius and Fresh try to combat all the online negativity surrounding Big Boi.
  • The hosts talk about the recent fight between NLE Choppa, his entourage and one of his fans.
  • You’ll learn interesting things about Run DMC, Toni Braxton,  Anita Baker, Aretha Franklin, Nas, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe and more in this week’s installment of Random Hip-Hop Facts.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh cautions local artists from trying to get their music listened to by publicly airing their grievances with other rappers.
  • In his Confucius Says segment Confucius encourages people to keep pursuing their dreams.

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


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August 2, 2021

Is Ye Back?

This week on The Breaks: Confucius is out, so Fresh talks about Kanye West's latest unfulfilled promise to release his latest album, Donda, on July 24th and wonders if this new record signals a return of the old Kanye. Fresh lays out who he thinks might win the upcoming versus between Dipset and the Lox. In this week's installment of Hip-Hop facts you'll learn interesting tidbits about UGK's "One Day," Outkast's "Slump" and the Atlanta rap group D4L. Fresh talks explains why he think that Isaiah Rashad's new release The House is Burning is a contender for album of the…

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July 19, 2021

Fresh Returns!

This week on The Breaks: Cohost Fresh Knight is back! Confucius and Fresh discuss the recent death of Biz Markie, and talk about the relatively young life span of many rappers. Both hosts explain how they feel about posthumous albums after the recent posthumous release of "Faith" from Pop Smoke. You'll hear the hosts reactions to Coi Leroy's Freestyle on XXL Freshman Cypher. Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that "Space Jam: A New Legacy" is good  and the millennials who have criticisms of the movie need to get over it. In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius explains why he doesn't…

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July 12, 2021

Dame vs Jay

This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius discusses  Nicki Minaj's recent collaboration with BIA, and how happy he is to see her back making music Confucius talks about Drake's latest dating shenanigans. In this week's installment of Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn about "Elevators" by Outkast, "Passing Me By" by The Pharcyde, "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince  and "Unforgettable" by Drake. Confucius discusses Lil Baby's recent arrest in Paris. Confucius explores the rivalry between Dame Dash and Jay-Z, and explains why he thinks the two of them may never mend that rift because…

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