Livin' It Up (Ja Rule song)

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"Livin' It Up"
Single by Ja Rule featuring Case
from the album Pain Is Love
Released July 3, 2001
Format CD single
Recorded 2001
Genre Hip hop
Label Murder Inc., Def Jam, PolyGram
Writer(s) Jeffrey Atkins, Irving Lorenzo, Leon Haywood, Frederick Knight, Stevie Wonder, Robin Mays
Producer(s) Irv Gotti
Ja Rule singles chronology
"I Cry (Ja Rule song)"
"Livin' It Up"
"I'm Real (Murda Remix)"

"Livin' It Up" is a single by American rapper Ja Rule featuring singer Case, released in 2001 from the Pain is Love. The song samples Stevie Wonder's 1982 hit "Do I Do". Retired NBA All-Star, Baron Davis, makes an appearance in the video. Former pornographic actress, Sunny Leone, also makes an appearance in the video. The song was featured on the 2002 film, Friday After Next.

It received a re-issue in the United Kingdom in 2002, and peaked at number four on the U.K. Singles Chart. In the United States, it peaked at number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and because of that, the song was featured on the 2002 compilation album Now That's What I Call Music! 9

Australian Compact Disc[edit]

  1. "Livin' It Up" (Radio Edit) - 4:18
  2. "Livin' It Up" (Instrumental) - 4:19
  3. "I Cry" (feat. Lil' Mo) 5:18
  4. "Livin' It Up" (Enhanced Video)


Chart (2001-02) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 6
Dutch Singles Chart 29
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 20
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 32
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 6
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 4
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 4
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[8] 8


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