The Party Continues

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"The Party Continues"
Single by Jermaine Dupri featuring Da Brat and Usher
from the album Life in 1472
Released February 17, 1998
Format Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Recorded 1997 - 1998
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:16
Label So So Def / Columbia
Writer(s) Larry Blackmon, Shawntae Harris, Jermaine Dupri, Thomas Jenkins, Nathan Leftenant, Charlie Singleton, Claydes Smith, Eumir Deodato, George Brown, James Taylor, Robert "Spike" Mickens, Robert E. Bell, Ronald N. Bell
Producer(s) Jermaine Dupri, Carl-So-Lowe
Jermaine Dupri singles chronology
"With Me"
"The Party Continues"
"Money Ain't a Thang"

"The Party Continues" is the lead single released from Jermaine Dupri's debut studio album, Life in 1472. Written and produced by Dupri himself, the song featured a verse from Da Brat and a chorus sung by Usher.

The single eventually became a top 40 hit, peaking at No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of March 28, 1998. It also was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of 500,000 copies and reached 92 on Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1998 as one of the years most popular and successful songs.[1]

Single track listing[edit]

  1. "The Party Continues"- 4:03
  2. "We Just Wanna Party"- 3:49
  3. "We Just Wanna Party" (Instrumental)- 3:49
  4. "The Party Continues" (Instrumental)- 4:02
  5. "The Party Continues" (Acappella)- 3:52

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
Billboard Hot 100 29
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 14
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 6
Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 16

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 92


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000[4]


  1. ^ "The Party Continues chart history at". 2010-12-12. 
  2. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1998". Retrieved 2010-12-12. 
  3. ^ "American single certifications – JD (featuring Da Brat) – The Party Continues". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.