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Confucius and Fresh talk all things hip-hop.

Confucius and Fresh talk all things hip-hop.
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United States

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Podcasts

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Confucius and Fresh talk all things hip-hop.

Language:

English

Contact:

512-232-9393


Episodes

Nipsey Hussle & Success

11/11/2019
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This week on The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh talk about whether Nipsey Hussle’s profile was elevated after his death and discuss what “success” really means today. They explore the history of Outkast’s Stankonia Studios and reflect on the stories that might be told about Austin hip-hop someday. Both hosts make a call more Black tastemakers...

Duration:00:27:36

Kanye vs Confucius and Fresh

11/4/2019
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Confucius and Fresh discuss why they’re no longer willing to rock with Kanye West and why they are willing to read the new Prince biography “The Beautiful Ones.” They interview Austin rapper, Queen Deelah. Fresh defends the Austin ISD’s decision to close schools in his Unpopular Opinion and Confucius warns again narcissism in his segment...

Duration:00:30:53

Cardi B or Nicki Minaj?

10/28/2019
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Confucius and Fresh debate who’s been a bigger influence on female rappers today — Cardi B or Nicki Minaj. They explore the highs and lows of the 1998 film Belly and explain why they share T-Pain’s pain about his recent tour cancellation. They encourage Austin artists to avoid buying likes and plays, discourage readers from...

Duration:00:33:00

Joe Budden vs Charlamagne tha God

10/21/2019
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In this episode of The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh discuss Joe Budden’s beef with Charlamange tha God & Netflix. From there they call out Austin organizations promoting diversity without including people of color in decision making. Local Austin artist CP Loony stops by for an interview. Plus Fresh thinks Iggy Azalea is not, in fact,...

Duration:00:33:48

The Breaks Extra: Alesia Lani at the ACLfest Bonus Tracks Stage

10/21/2019
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On this special edition of The Breaks, Confucius and Fresh joined Austin R&B singer Alesia Lani on the Bonus Tracks Stage at the Austin City Limits Music Festival for a conversation about her festival experience, what it’s been like to grow her career, and a whole lot more. 📸 Julia Reihs/KUTX Listen on...

Duration:00:23:04

ACLfest and Hip-Hop

10/21/2019
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This week hosts Confucius and Fresh discuss hip hop and R&B at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, why they think Lil’ Kim continues to influence the current wave of female rappers, whether DJs are relevant anymore, and why you should never wait to take the initiative. Plus, they share the story of how The...

Duration:00:26:02

Trailer: The Breaks

9/20/2019
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Hosts Confucius and Fresh are here to let everyone know about Austin’s vibrant hip-hop and R&B scenes. They’re fun, bold, informed and making it clear that “The Live Music Capital of the World” has a lot more going on than Stevie Ray, Willie, Spoon and other great artists.

Duration:00:01:56