Party Up (Up in Here)

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"Party Up (Up in Here)"
Single by DMX
from the album ...And Then There Was X
Released June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)
Format 12-inch single, CD Single
Recorded 1999
Genre East Coast hip hop
Length 4:32
Label Ruff Ryders, Def Jam
Writer(s) Earl Simmons, Kasseem Dean
Producer(s) Swizz Beatz
DMX singles chronology
"What These Bitches Want"
(2000)
"Party Up (Up in Here)"
(2000)
"Do You?"
(2000)
Music video
"Party Up (Up in Here)" on YouTube

"Party Up (Up in Here)" is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the second single from his third album ...And Then There Was X (1999) and is his highest charting and most successful single ever. There are three versions of the song: an explicit/album version; a censored album version, and a radio/video edit version. The song was voted number 56 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '00s.[1]

Music video[edit]

Directed by Dave Meyers, the video for "Party Up" was filmed in Galveston, Texas at what is presently the Frost Bank building.[2] It depicts DMX as being caught up in a case of mistaken identity at a bank holdup. The video premiered on the week of April 3, 2000.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

Official Versions[edit]

  • LP Version / Album Version - Explicit
  • Radio Edit
  • Instrumental

Chart positions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Kyle (September 29, 2011). "U2, Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters fill out VH1's '100 Greatest Songs of the '00s'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ Mondo (April 24, 2009). "Forgotten Facts... - ISLANDER BY CHOICE - IBC GAVELSTON". Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "DMX - "Party Up"". Mvdbase. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ Barra, Allen (July 2004). "New Again: Michael Phelps". Interview. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  8. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 2000". Retrieved 2010-08-31. 

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