Party Up (Up in Here)" is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the second single from his third album (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 ...And Then There Was X VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '00s. [1 ]
Music video [ edit ]
Dave Meyers, the video for "Party Up" was filmed in Galveston, Texas at what is presently the Frost Bank building. It depicts DMX as being caught up in a case of [2 ] mistaken identity at a bank holdup. The video premiered on the week of April 3, 2000. [3 ]
In popular culture [ edit ]
Michael Phelps listens to "Party Up" before his races, particularly his first world record and before he made the U.S. Olympic Team. [4 ] The song appears on the soundtrack of the movie
(2000); it plays on the car radio of a stolen Gone In 60 Seconds Humvee trying to evade the police. The song is also featured in
, a film starring How High Redman and Method Man, as well as the movies , King's Ransom , Coyote Ugly Hardball, , First Sunday and Broken City Zack and Miri Make a Porno The song also appeared in episodes of the television shows
, Malcolm in the Middle and Eastbound and Down . King of Queens After the
Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship in 2000, in the locker room, they were singing the song. The song takes shots at rapper
Kurupt, for dissing him on "Callin Out Names" over DMX having an affair with Foxy Brown, Kurupt's former fiancée. The song is featured in the beginning of
Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly, a Dave Chappelle comedy special. Professional wrestler
Elix Skipper came out to a knock-off/interpretation of the song (with his own lyrics) as his entrance music while in WCW, following in the footsteps of pro wrestlers such as Diamond Dallas Page & Chris Jericho, who also used knock-offs of popular songs as entrance themes.  In one scene from the 2002 film
, Like Mike Bow Wow's and Morris Chestnut's characters sing the song in the car. The censored version is also used in the video games,
and Def Jam Vendetta . Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 In GB's book
Skool Daze, one of the characters from Croydon sings the song down the street after he passed his theory test.
Official Versions [ edit ]
LP Version / Album Version - Explicit
Chart positions [ edit ]
Peak positions [ edit ]
End of year charts [ edit ]
End of year chart (2000)
Billboard Hot 100 [9 ] 71
References [ edit ]
^ 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.
^ Mondo (April 24, 2009). "Forgotten Facts... - ISLANDER BY CHOICE - IBC GAVELSTON" . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "DMX - "Party Up. Mvdbase "" . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ Barra, Allen (July 2004). "New Again: Michael Phelps". Interview . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "DMX – Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "DMX – Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "DMX – Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "DMX – Chart History: Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved May 1, 2014.
^ "Billboard Top 100 - 2000" . Retrieved 2010-08-31.
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