Breaker 1/9

Infobox Single
Name = Breaker 1/9

Artist = Common Sense
from Album = Can I Borrow a Dollar?
B-side =
Released = January 12, 1993
Format = 12-inch single, Vinyl
Recorded =
Genre = Chicago hip hop
Length = 4:01
Label = Relativity Records
Writer =
Producer = Immenslope
Certification =
Chronology = Common singles
Last single = "Take It EZ"
This single = "Breaker 1/9"
Next single = "Soul by the Pound"

"Breaker 1/9" is a song by Common, released in 1993 as the second single from his debut album "Can I Borrow a Dollar?". Produced by Immenslope, it samples both "Between the Sheets" by The Isley Brothers and "Black Jack" by Donald Byrd. Its beat also contains "booming" drums sampled from "Get Out of My Life, Woman" by Lee Dorsey and made for the "jeep beat collective."cite web | last = Jost | first = Matt | url = | title = Can I Borrow a Dollar? Review at | format = | work = | publisher = | accessdate = March 24 | accessyear = 2007] Its lyrics recount romantic adventures humorously. It holds the worst chart position of any single from that album, yet still reached #10 on the Hot Rap Singles chart.

Track listing


# "Breaker 1/9 (LP Radio Edit)" (4:02)
# "Breaker 1/9 (Slope Remix)" (4:18)
# "Breaker 1/9 (LP Instrumental)" (4:02)


# "Breaker 1/9 (Beat Nuts Remix)" (4:32)
# "Breaker 1/9 (Beat Nuts Instrumental)" (4:32)
# "Breaker 1/9 (Slope Instrumental)" (4:18)


Chart positions

ee also

*List of Common songs

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