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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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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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The Breaks Shelter in Place

Fresh and Confucius discuss how they and hip-hop artists are adjusting to social distancing measures.

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Texas Standard: June 21, 2018

The president didn’t like the optics, he said, so he signed an executive order. Smoke and mirrors? We’ll take a much closer look at the presidential directive to end family separations and explore what its does and likely does not do. Also the impact of family separation on kids, and how this major story in…

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Texas Standard: March 17, 2016

A Texas Police officer charged with murder after an off-duty encounter. So what should you do if approached by a plain-clothed person who says they’re a cop? We’ll explore. Also Merrick Garland: The SCOTUS nominee may have the name of a cowboy but does he have other Texas ties? He does when it comes to…

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