Nervous Breakdown (Fu-Schnickens album)

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Nervous Breakdown
Studio album by Fu-Schnickens
Released October 25, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Alternative hip hop
Length 40:46
Label Jive
Producer Diamond D, K-Cut, Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick, Lyvio G., Jim Nice
Fu-Schnickens chronology
F.U. Don't Take It Personal
Nervous Breakdown
Singles from Nervous Breakdown
  1. "What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock)"
    Released: June 8, 1993
  2. "Breakdown"
    Released: October 25, 1994
  3. "Sum Dum Munkey"
    Released: February 20, 1995

Nervous Breakdown is the second and last studio album from American hip hop group Fu-Schnickens, released October 25, 1994 on Jive Records.

The album peaked at number eighty-one on the Billboard 200 chart.

Release and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Nervous Breakdown peaked at eighty-one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the nineteenth spot on the R&B Albums chart.[2]

Bret Love at Allmusic gave positive note to "an improved lyrical maturity among all three members," and stated that the album itself was "a frenzied, fast-paced roller coaster ride of originality that doesn't let up until the last song ends."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Sample(s)[3] Length
1. "Breakdown"   Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick 4:10
2. "Sum Dum Munkey"   K-Cut   3:48
3. "Visions (20/20)"   Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick 5:14
4. "Watch Ya Back Door"   Jim Nice   2:53
5. "Aaahh Ooohhh!"   Diamond D   3:06
6. "Sneakin' Up on Ya"   Diamond D 3:37
7. "Got It Covered"   Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick 4:10
8. "Who Stole the Pebble"   Lyvio G. 3:33
9. "Hi Lo"   K-Cut   4:46
10. "What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock) [K Cut's Fat Trac Remix]" (feat. Shaquille O'Neal) K-Cut   3:56
11. "Breakdown (Dunkafelic Remix)"   Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick   4:26

Chart history[edit]


Chart (1994)[2] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 81
U.S. R&B Albums 19


Year Single Peak chart positions[4]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Dance Music/Club Play Singles U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Hot Rap Singles
1993 "What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock)" 39 26 16 56 22
1994 "Breakdown" 67 10 38 7

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


Information taken from Allmusic.[5]

  • composing – Rodrick Kirkpatrick, Lennox Maturine, Roderick Roachford, Larry Troutman, Roger Troutman
  • design – Carolyn Quan
  • engineering – Ron Allaire, Kerry Crafton, Adam Kudzin, Tim Latham, Steve Neat, Chris Trevett
  • mastering – Tony Dawsey
  • mixing – Ron Allaire
  • photography – Carl Posey
  • production – Diamond D, K-Cut, Rod "KP" Kirkpatrick, Lyvio G., Jim Nice


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