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Was it Worth it Wanye?

In this episode of The Breaks: Hosts Confucius and Fresh talk about Lil Wayne’s recent legal troubles and wonder if the rapper regrets endorsing Donald Trump. Both hosts talk about the upcoming Verzuz battle between E-40 and Too $hort. In this weeks edition of “Random Hip-Hop facts,” Confucius and Fresh focus on Biz Markie and Lupe Fiasco, Twista and Spice…

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Ashanti vs Keyshia Cole

On this episode of The Breaks: Hosts Confucius and Fresh talk about the upcoming Verzuz battle between Ashanti and Keyshia Cole on Saturday, December 12th. In this week’s installment of Random Hip-Hop Facts  both hosts celebrate Jay-Z’s December 4th birthday with some fun facts about their favorite rapper Fresh suggests that if people want clout, they need to earn it…

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Respect Andre 3000

This week on The Breaks, Fresh is flying solo while Confucius is out: He talks about Young Thug’s reasons for not wanting to work with Andre 3000. He unpacks Kevin Hart’s conversation with his fans on the Clubhouse app about comments he made about his daughter in his latest standup special. In the wake of…

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Jeezy vs Gucci Mane

This week on the Breaks Hosts Confucius and Fresh Talk about the upcoming Verzuz battle between Jeezy and Gucci Mane. The duo brings the Random Hip-Hop Facts segment back and drops some random facts about UGK & Bun B, Uncle Luke and Snoop Dogg, Yo MTV Raps, MC Hammer and more. Both hosts talk about…

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Busta Rhymes vs. T.I.

On this episode of The Breaks” Hosts Confucius and Fresh discuss Busta Rhymes desire have a Verzuz battle with T.I. and T.I’s consistent refusal to do so. Plus  they discuss the upcoming Verzuz battle between T.I. and Jeezy. Both hosts point out that no one from the Austin City Limits Festival has reached out to…

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The Breaks Cancel Tory

This week on The Breaks Hosts Confucius and Fresh talk about the absurdity of Tory Lanez new record “Daystar” where he denies shooting Megan the Thee Stallion in the foot. Both hosts talk about their love for Outkast’s record “Aquemini” after the 22nd anniversary of its release on September 29th. In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh states…

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Wakanda Forever

This week on The Breaks:  Confucius and Fresh honor the memory of Chadwick Boseman and explain why his life and work made such an impact on them — especially his portrayal of Black Panther. Both hosts discuss the NBA’s strike over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Fresh shares the Unpopular Opinion that Jermaine…

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Don’t Argue with Stupid

This week on The Breaks Fresh and Confucius: Discuss the success of Cardi B’s new song “WAP” featuring Megan the Stallion. Talk about the recent arrests of two men for the 2002 murder of Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay. Theorize as to why Akon might be hanging out with Tekashi 6ix9ine. Debate whether Kim Kardashian’s involvement in…

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WAP!

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…

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Master P is King

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius talk about the legacy of Master P, touch on Jaguar Wright’s allegations against Common, and talk about Zonnique’s pregnancy announcement to her stepdad T.I.

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Kanye, Megan and Nick

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius discuss Kanye West’s recent erratic behavior, the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion and Nick Cannon’s anti-Semitic comments.

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Kanye for President?

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius discuss Kanye West’s 2020 presidential bid, COVID-19’s impact on the Austin music scene and ACL Radio’s Blues on the Screen concert.

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Shutting Down…Again

This week on The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh talk about the uptick in COVID-19 cases and their impact in TX and the importance of Number 1 Records following Tekashi 6ix9ine’s first Number 1. In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh calls on more R&B artists to put out music for this moment. In his Confucius Says, Confucius reiterates his cry to respect Black women.

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Keep on Pushing

This week on The Breaks  Confucius and Fresh: discuss how different the American public’s reaction to the murder of George Floyd feels compared to previous protest movements, and share their hope that this will lead to sustained long term public pressure to tackle systemic racism in America. discuss Lil’ Wayne’s comments on George Floyd’s murder and…

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Lana del Rey vs The Breaks

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius respond to Lana del Rey’s recent comments, talk about the Notorious B.I.G.’s influence and break down Tekashi 6ix9ine’s remarks about Billboard.

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Nelly vs Ludacris

This week on The Breaks Confucius and Fresh discuss: The most recent Verzuz battle between Nelly and Ludacris Their own verzuz style battle on Saturday, May 23rd at 8pm when they face off about which was a better year in hip-hop — 1998 or 1999. Watch on the Instagram on the @KUTX account or the @TheBreaksKUTX account. How history was made when…

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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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The Breaks: Babyface vs Teddy Riley vs Technology

This week on The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh discuss the music landscape during a pandemic and talk about recent beat battles, including the technological difficulties of Babyface and Teddy Riley.

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Kobe

This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh discuss the internet’s reaction to CBS reporter Gayle King asking WNBA star Lisa Leslie about the sexual assault accusation against her friend and mentor Kobe Bryant. Both hosts lament the downfall of Nicki Minaj in the wake of her latest social media battle with her ex-boyfriend Meek…

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