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September 13, 2021

Rest in Power MKW

By: Elizabeth McQueen

This week on The Breaks:

  • Confucius and Fresh pay tribute to actor Michael K. Williams.
  • The hosts discuss the upcoming Verzuz between Jah Rule and Fat Joe.
  • In this week’s installment of Hip-Hop Facts you’ll learn interesting tidbits about Jay Z’s “The Blueprint,” Nas, the time the Lox almost stabbed Mike Tyson, Beanie Sigel’s album “The Truth” and more.
  • After Tidal’s recent tweet, Fresh and Confucius answer the question “Would you rather have $500,000 or a dinner with Jay Z.”
  • After finding out that an Austin artist obviously bought streams, Confucius uses his Confucius Says segment to encourage aspiring artists to fake it ’til they make it…within reason.

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