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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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J.Cole vs Noname

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius talk about Juneteenth, the response to J.Cole’s recent release, the Black Austin Matters mural and their thoughts on the gesture, and the demands for change in the Austin music scene by Black artists.

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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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