The Breaks Podcast

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Hosted By and Aaron “Fresh” Knight

Welcome to The Breaks podcast where hosts Confucius and Fresh talk all things hip-hop–Texas hip-hop, hip hop news, hip-hop history–they cover it all. Both men were born and raised in Austin, Texas and want to let the world know about the city’s vibrant hip-hop and R&B scenes. They also want to give people a window into their own lived experience in the Live Music Capital of the World. This podcast is a compilation of insight, opinion and highlights from their Saturday night hip-hop show on KUTX 98.9 FM in Austin. Produced at KUT & KUTX Studios.

Episodes

  • Confucius and Fresh talk to Lance Scott Walker about his new book DJ Screw: A Life in Slow Revolution. Plus Hip-Hop facts, Unpopular Opinion and Confucius Reads the News!
  • Fresh and Confucius talk about the release of Kendrick Lamar's latest album, and Young Thug's recent arrest and racketeering charges. Plus Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion, and Confucius Reads the News.
  • Confucius and Fresh discuss the recent incident at a Dave Chappelle show where a fan jumped on stage and attacked him and muse on the recent nominations to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Plus Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion, and more!
  • Confucius and Fresh talk about the online controversy surrounding a Lil Durk impersonator and Tekashi 6ix9ine and discuss their thoughts about Megan Thee Stallion's interview with Gayle King. Plus Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion, and Confucius Reads the News.
  • Fresh and Confucius celebrate the life of DJ Kay Slay, and debate whether Future really is the best rapper alive. Plus, Hip-Hop Facts, Unpopular Opinion, and Confucius Reads the News!