Lights, Camera, Action!

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"Lights, Camera, Action!"
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Single by Mr. Cheeks featuring Missy Elliott, P. Diddy & Petey Pablo
from the album John P. Kelly
Released August 12, 2001
Format CD
Recorded 2001
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:21
Label Universal
Writer(s) Terrance Kelly
Producer(s) Bink
Mr. Cheeks featuring Missy Elliott, P. Diddy & Petey Pablo singles chronology
"Lights, Camera, Action!"
"Friday Night"

"Lights, Camera, Action!" was the lead single from Mr. Cheeks' debut album, John P. Kelly. The song was produced by Bink, who used a sample of "Keep on Truckin'" by Eddie Kendricks. The song became Mr. Cheeks' first and only major hit as a solo artist, reaching No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topping the R&B charts for one week.

The official remix featured Missy Elliott, P. Diddy and Petey Pablo, this version appeared on the XXX soundtrack. The original version also appeared on the Now That's What I Call Music! 9 and Off the Hook.

Single track listing[edit]

  1. "Lights, Camera, Action!" (LP Version)- 4:28
  2. "Lights, Camera, Action!" (Remix)- 4:06
  3. "Lights, Camera, Action!" (Radio Edit)- 3:44
  4. "Lights, Camera, Action!" (Explicit)- 3:44
  5. "Lights, Camera, Action!" (Instrumental)- 4:03


Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
Billboard Hot 100 14
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 1
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 1
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 25
Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 22

Year-End Charts[edit]

End of year chart (2002) Position
Billboard Hot 100[1] 49
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[2] 9
Billboard Hot Rap Singles[3] 13


Preceded by
"Always on Time" by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number one single
March 9, 2002
Succeeded by
"Oops (Oh My)" by Tweet