Pump It Up (Joe Budden song)

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"Pump It Up"
Single by Joe Budden
from the album Joe Budden
Released May 8, 2003 (2003-05-08)
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 2003
Genre Hip hop
Label Def Jam
Writer(s) J. Budden, J. Smith, R. Bell, R. Bell, G. Brown, R. Mickens, C. Smith, D. Thomas, R. Westfield, James Brown, Fred Wesley, John Starks[1]
Producer(s) Just Blaze
Joe Budden singles chronology
"Drop Drop"
"Pump It Up"

"Pump It Up" is a song by American hip hop artist Joe Budden. It was released on May 8, 2003 as lead single from his self-titled debut. It was featured in 2 Fast 2 Furious, You Got Served and on Madden NFL 2004, and peaked at number thirty eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and number thirteen in the United Kingdom.

The song was produced by Just Blaze; Beanie Sigel, Freeway & Jay-Z originally turned down the beat before Joe Budden used it.[2] It contains a sample from "Soul Vibrations" as performed by Kool & the Gang.[3] and The Payback, performed by James Brown


The official remix is a mash-up of two beef freestyles by Jay-Z & Joe Budden against the other person. Jay-Z's freestyle of the song is included in the deluxe edition of his compilation album, The Hits Collection Vol. 1.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pump It Up (Clean)" (4:14)[4]
  2. "Pump It Up (Dirty)" (4:13)[4]
  3. "Pump It Up (Instrumental)" (4:13)[4]
  4. "Pump It Up (Acapella)" (4:09)[4]


Chart (2003) Peak
Germany (Media Control Charts)[5] 80
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 90
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[7] 13
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 38
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay[9] 18
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[10] 16
US Billboard Hot Rap Songs[11] 10
US Billboard Radio Songs[12] 39


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