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August 17, 2020

WAP!

By: Confucius and Fresh

This week on The Breaks Fresh and Confucius:

  • Talk about why they love “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan thee Stallion and explain why they’re frustrated by the backlash surrounding the song.
  • Celebrate the birth of hip-hop on on August 11, 1973. That’s when DJ Kool Herc threw the “Back to School Jam” at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, NYC.
  • Debate what it means for a song to be “a hit.”
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh states that the XXL Magazine Freshman Class is still relevant.
  • Confucius encourages people to rethink what closure means in his Confucius Says segment.


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