Lana del Rey vs The Breaks

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Lana del Rey vs The Breaks

Posted by on May 26, 2020

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius:

  • Respond to Lana del Rey’s comments to the culture following four black female artists topping the Billboard Chart.
  • Celebrate The Notorious B.I.G.’s birthday and explore his impact on hip-hop.
  • Discuss Tekashi 6ix9ine’s comments surrounding the rise of “Stuck on U” by Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s to Billboard’s No.1 spot.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends Lil Wayne as the third in the rap equivalent of the trifecta of Michael Jordan, Lebron and Kobe.
  • In his Confucius Says, Confucius encourages people to remember what they learned during lockdown as we all come out of quarantine.

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Nelly vs Ludacris

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Nelly vs Ludacris

Posted by on May 18, 2020

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 Doja Cat’s “Say So” remix featuring Nicki Minaj reached number one on the Billboard charts, and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix featuring Beyonce reached number two. This is the first time that four black female solo artists have held top two spots on the chart.
      • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends the Netflix show Black AF and tells us why he thinks the show’s critics are being too harsh.
      • In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius argues that the music industry in the United States and the Austin music scene in particular need to accept hip-hop and R&B as mainstream and not hold them to a higher standard than artists in other genres.
      • The Local Song of the Week is “Do You Mind” by Nayome

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.
 

Tekashi Breaks the Internet

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Tekashi Breaks the Internet

Posted by on May 11, 2020

This week on The Breaks Confucius and Fresh discuss:

    • Tekashi 6ix9ine’s return to music and social media after his time in jail.
    • The recent deaths of legendary producer Andre Harrell, rock n’ roll icon Little Richard and R&B singer Betty Wright
    • The Verzuz battle between Eryka Badu and Jill Scott
    • Their next Verzuz style battle for the better year in hip-hop — 1998 or 1999
    • In an Unpopular Opinion inspired by The Last Dance, Fresh argues that Michael Jordan’s first three championships were against weak teams.
    • In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius encourages people to celebrate their mothers not only on Mothers Day but every day.
    • The Local Song of the Week is “Introvert” by CP Loony

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
Check out this video of the Breaks first  IG verzuz battle about what was the better year in hip-hop 1996 or 1997.

Check out this playlist from that battle

 

1996 vs 1997

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1996 vs 1997

Posted by on May 4, 2020

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 Confucius Says segment, Confucius urges everyone to accept other people’s experiences even if you weren’t a part of them.

Listen to this episode of The Breaks

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
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Listen to the music featured in the 1996 vs 1997 battle
 

Celebrating Friday

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Celebrating Friday

Posted by on Apr 27, 2020

This week on The Breaks, Fresh and Confucius:

  • Talk about the successful battle between Teddy Riley vs Babyface and a potential battle between Dr. Dre and Diddy.
  • Discuss the recent conflict between French Montana and Young Thug over Montana’s comments about Kendrick Lamar.
  • Touch on the lasting impact of Friday on its 25 anniversary.
  • In his Unpopular Opinion, Fresh defends Drake’s first album Thank Me Later.
  • In his Confucius Says segment Confucius explains how love is not always enough to get us though the hard times.
  • This week’s local song of the week is “Happy Hour” by Mélat.

Listen to this week’s episode of The Breaks

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The Breaks are on every Saturday 10pm-1am on KUTX 98.9.
You can hear the latest full broadcast of The Breaks Saturday night show.