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The Fall of Tekashi 6ix9ine

This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh discuss what the poor sales of Tekashi 6ix 9ine’s latest record, Tattletales, means for his career. The hosts debate whether Jay-Z’s billionaire status is okay because of his place in the culture. Confucius and Fresh talk about the intersection of hip-hop and branding, especially as it relates…

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The Breaks: 1996 vs 1997

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius: Talk about Megan Thee Stallion’s new Savage remix featuring Beyoncé. Touch on Drake’s new record Dark Lane Demo Tapes.  Discuss their Instagram versuz battle between hip-hop of 1996 vs 1997. In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends 1997 as a better year for hip-hop than people give it credit for. And in his…

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Celebrating Friday

Fresh and Confucius talk about the battle between Teddy Riley and Babyface, touch on the conflict between French Montana and Young Thug and remember Friday on its 25th anniversary.

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All Things Drake

This week on The Breaks: Hosts Confucius and Fresh discuss Drake’s interview on the Rap Radar podcast where he talks about his reaction to the Pusha T diss track “The Story of Adidon.” They talk about Keyshia Cole’s reaction to the  O.T. Genasis song “Cuz” which is a parody of her song “Love.” Austin rapper Flyboy…

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Texas Standard: September 6, 2018

A federal judge struck down another Texas abortion law. We’ll take a look at what this ruling means and what’s next for the ongoing fight. Also- have you been paying attention at all to what’s happening in Venezuela? It’s bad. But what should the U.S. do about it? We’ll get one perspective. Plus Texas is…

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