Break Ya Neck

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"Break Ya Neck"
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Single by Busta Rhymes
from the album Genesis
B-side "As I Come Back"
Released August 25, 2001 (2001-08-25)
Format CD
Recorded 2000
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:51
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Dr. Dre, Scott Storch
Busta Rhymes singles chronology
"Fire"
(2000)
"Break Ya Neck"
(2001)
"As I Come Back"
(2001)
"Fire"
(2000)
"Break Ya Neck"
(2001)
"As I Come Back"
(2001)

"Break Ya Neck" is the first single by American rapper Busta Rhymes from his fifth album Genesis (2001). The song was produced by Dr. Dre and Scott Storch. Truth Hurts provides background vocals. The song contains an interpolation of the Red Hot Chili Peppers song "Give It Away". The official remix of the single features Twista & Do or Die.

Music video[edit]

The music video for this song was directed by Hype Williams and it was released on October 16, 2001.[1] It features cameos from other artists such as Spliff Star, Diddy, Ludacris, Fabolous, Crunchy Black of Three 6 Mafia, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz, Swizz Beatz, Cee-Lo Green, Big Gipp and Khujo.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Australian (ARIA)[2] 13
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75)[3] 50
France (SNEP)[4] 50
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[5] 13
Switzerland (Media Control AG)[6] 20
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 26
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[7] 10
U.S. Billboard Radio Songs[7] 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Busta Rhymes, "Break Ya Neck" - Music Videos[not in citation given] Archived March 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. BET.com Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  2. ^ australian-charts.com - Busta Rhymes - Break Ya Neck Archived October 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  3. ^ Busta Rhymes - Break Ya Neck - austriancharts.au Archived November 3, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  4. ^ lescharts.com - Busta Rhymes - Break Ya Neck (In French). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  5. ^ dutchcharts.nl Busta Rhymes - Break Ya Neck Hung Medien. Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  6. ^ Busta Rhymes - Break Ya Neck - swisscharts.com Archived June 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ a b c Break Ya Neck - Busta Rhymes Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved December 10, 2010.

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