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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.

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


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