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June 29, 2020

Shutting Down…Again

By: Confucius and Fresh

This week on The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh:

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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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July 5, 2021

Kim Verzuz Nicki?

This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius talks about the recent news that Lil' Kim would like to do a Verzuz with Nicki Minaj. Confucius breaks down the Verzuz battle between Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat In this week's installment of Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn interesting tidbits about Nas' classic records "Illmatic" and "It Was Written,"  Aaliyah's "At Your Best," Jah Rule, Keith Sweat and more. Confucius talks about the recent altercation between Lil Uzi Vert, his ex girlfriend Brittany Byrd, and artist SAINt JHN. In his Confucius Says segment Confucius defends Austin artist and activist…

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June 28, 2021

Confucius vs Verzuz

This week on The Breaks:  Fresh is still out so Confucius talks about the recent Verzuz between Souja Boy and Bow Wow, both of whom have been accused of physically assaulting women and asks whether the organizers of Verzuz should be more accountable when it comes to the artists they showcase. Confucius talks about the recent article in the Austin Chronicle that he was interviewed for called "21 Austin Rappers to Know in 21."  He applauds the spotlight on Austin's hip-hop scene and encourages artists who may not have made it on the list not to worry and to keep…

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June 14, 2021

Is Lil Baby the new Lil Wayne?

This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius explores the idea that Lil Baby reminds people of Lil Wayne. Confucius discusses the foolishness of "T.I" trying to deny the multiple sexual assault allegations that have been brought against him in his new song "What It's Come To." Confucius talks about the recent news that Aaliyah secretly dated Static Major, and that their relationship inspired "Are You That Somebody." In this week's installment of "Hip-Hop Facts" you'll learn interesting things about the making of Tha Carter III, Lupe Fiasco, The Cool Kids & Kanye West. In his Confucius…

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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.

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