"Hold It Now, Hit It" is a song by American hip hop group, the Beastie Boys, released as the first single from their debut album Licensed to Ill. It is also remixed on the album New York State of Mind.
In 2008, it was ranked number 27 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
The line "Pump it up, homeboy" was sampled by Eric B. & Rakim on their song "As the Rhyme Goes On". The line "Beer drinking, breath stinking, sniffing glue" was sampled by Eazy-E in his song "Boyz-n-the-Hood".