A Constipated Monkey

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A Constipated Monkey
A Constipated Monkey (Kurious album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Kurious
Released January 18, 1994 (1994-01-18)
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Hip hop
Length 53:08
Label Columbia
Producer Pete Nice, Daddy Rich, Bobbito García, Dan Kealy, The Beatnuts, Stimulated Dummies, Bosco Money
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[2]

A Constipated Monkey is the debut album by rapper, Kurious. It was released on January 18, 1994 through Columbia Records and featured productions from Pete Nice, Daddy Rich, Bobbito García and Dan Kealy. The album peaked at #68 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #31 on the Top Heatseekers and had one charting single "I'm Kurious", which peaked at #38 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales.

The album is also notable for being the debut of MF Grimm (aka Grimm Reaper) on the track "Baby Bust It."[3]

Track listing[edit]

Source: Amazon,[4] Discogs[5]

No. Title Sample(s) Length
1. "Spell It Wit A J (Yes, Yes Jorge)"   5:05
2. "Top Notch" (feat. Kadi, Psycho Les & Lucien)
  • "Afro Connections at a Hi-5" by De La Soul(vocals by Posdnuos)
3. "I'm Kurious"   3:55
4. "Uptown Shit" (feat. Kadi & The Omen) 4:36
5. "Leave Ya with This"   3:42
6. "Fresh out the Box"     5:15
7. "Walk Like a Duck"   4:56
8. "Tear Shit Up"   3:40
9. "Baby Bust It" (feat. Kadi, Grimm Reaper, DJ Lord Sear) 4:30
10. "Nikole"   4:22
11. "What's the Real" (feat. Casual) 4:27
12. "Jorge of the Projects"   4:34
Amalgam Digital reissue bonus tracks
No. Title Length
13. "I'm Kurious" (Prime Minister Pete Nice remix)  
14. "A Mansion and a Yacht" (Groove Merchantz Remix feat. Sadat X and Mike G.)  


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Tiny Mix Tapes review
  3. ^ http://ugsmag.com/2002/01/mf-grimm/
  4. ^ "A Constipated Monkey". Amazon. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "A Constipated Monkey". Discogs. Retrieved 24 March 2011.