This week on The Breaks:
- Hosts Confucius and Fresh discuss Drake’s interview on the Rap Radar podcast where he talks about his reaction to the Pusha T diss track “The Story of Adidon.”
- They talk about Keyshia Cole’s reaction to the O.T. Genasis song “Cuz” which is a parody of her song “Love.”
- Austin rapper Flyboy Kane joins Confucius and Fresh in the studio for an interview.
- Fresh’s Unpopular Opinion is that industry plants don’t actually exist.
- Confucius encourages everyone, especially people who are interested in Austin’s Urban Music scene, to understand the power of consistency in his Confucius Says segment.
This Week on The Breaks:
- Fresh wonders why Nick Cannon decided to go after Eminem on the diss track “The Invitation.”
- On his Unpopular Opinion Fresh defends Lizzo’s right to twerk at the Lakers Game, and tells the internet to back off and let Lizzo be Lizzo.
- Fresh implores artists to prioritize their mental health after the recent death of Juice Wrld. Austin artists who need help accessing mental health services can reach out to the SIMS Foundation.
- Confucius and Fresh interview Reno Dudley, who manages Alesia Lani. This was recorded live in Studio 1A as part of The Breaks live series.
- This week’s song of the week is “Better By You” by Alesia Lani
Listen to this episode of The Breaks
Hear the music from The Breaks played on their Saturday Night Hip-hop show
Lizzo delves into her love for Lauryn Hill ‘s “Zion” and Radiohead’s “Subterranean Homesick Alien,” takes the listener on a journey through her musical influences, and explains why Minneapolis made it possible for her to find her musical way.
Listen to Songs from this episode of This Song
The new season of This Song starts Wednesday, November 16th and it’s going to be a good one! Tegan and Sara, Andrew Bird, Paul Banks and RZA, Nathaniel Ratliff, Andrew WK and lots of other artists will talk about the songs that changed their lives and give you insight into their artistic process. Subscribe to This Song on iTunes, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts. Listen to a preview featuring Lizzo right now! You can catch up on old episodes on the KUTX website.