Break Ya Neck

"Break Ya Neck" is the second 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 and Do or Die.

"Break Ya Neck"
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Single by Busta Rhymes
from the album Genesis
B-side"As I Come Back"
ReleasedAugust 25, 2001 (2001-08-25)
Recorded2000
GenreHip hop
Length3:51
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Dr. Dre, Scott Storch
Busta Rhymes singles chronology
"Fire"
(2000)
"Break Ya Neck"
(2001)
"As I Come Back"
(2001)
Music video
"Break Ya Neck" on YouTube

Music videoEdit

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, CeeLo Green, Big Gipp and Khujo.

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 13
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 50
France (SNEP)[4] 50
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 17
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[6] 21
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 13
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 20
UK Singles (OCC)[9] 11
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 26
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 10

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2002) Position
Australia (ARIA)[12] 100
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[13] 98
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[14] 185
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[15] 62

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[16] Gold 35,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[17] Silver 200,000 

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.
  Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Busta Rhymes, "Break Ya Neck" - Music Videos[failed verification] Archived March 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine BET.com Retrieved December 10, 2010.
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  6. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 15, 2002" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  9. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  10. ^ "Busta Rhymes Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  11. ^ "Busta Rhymes Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
  12. ^ "ARIA End of Year Singles Chart 2002". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  13. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 2002". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  14. ^ "2002 UK Singles Chart" (PDF). ChartsPlus. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  15. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2002". Billboard. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2002 Singles" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved September 4, 2020.
  17. ^ "British single certifications – Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved September 4, 2020.

External linksEdit