Party Up (Up in Here)
"Party Up (Up in Here)" is a song by American rapper DMX, released as the second single from his third album ... And Then There Was X (2000) and is his most successful single (in the US). There are three versions of the song: an explicit/album version; a censored album version, and a radio/video edit version.
|"Party Up (Up in Here)"|
|Single by DMX|
|from the album ... And Then There Was X|
|Released||June 6, 2000|
|DMX singles chronology|
In popular cultureEdit
- The song appears on the soundtrack of the movie Gone In 60 Seconds (2000); it plays on the car radio of a stolen Humvee trying to evade the police.
- The song is featured in How High, a film starring Redman and Method Man, as well as the movies King's Ransom, Coyote Ugly, Hardball, First Sunday, Broken City, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Central Intelligence, Ghostbusters, and Like Mike.
- The song appeared in episodes of the television shows Malcolm in the Middle, Eastbound and Down, King of Queens and Daria.
- After the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship in 2000, they sang the song in the locker room.
- 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 family film Like Mike, Lil Bow Wow's and Morris Chestnut's characters bond as they sing along to the chorus in the car.
- The censored version is also used in the video games, Def Jam Vendetta and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004.
- The National Hockey League's Nashville Predators use the song as a power play song.
- Lin-Manuel Miranda references the song in "Meet Me Inside," a duet in his musical Hamilton (musical).
- Party Up was used in several trailers of the 2016 animated adult film Sausage Party.
- The song's Chorus is interpolated in the song Up in Here by the British boyband 5 After Midnight.
- The National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles use the song as a touchdown song as of the 2016 season.
- The song was part of a 2018 viral video in which 3-year old Tegan Pelissero, daughter of Sara (of KARE 11 in Minneapolis) and Tom (of NFL Network) Pelissero, repeatedly sings the first line of the chorus while responsibly putting her dishes in the dishwasher.
- LP Version / Album Version - Explicit
- Radio Edit
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- Miranda, Lin-Manuel (2016). Hamilton: The Revolution. Grand Central Publishing. ISBN 1455539740.
- "DMX Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "DMX Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
- "DMX Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard.
- "DMX Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
- "Billboard Top 100 - 2000". Retrieved 2010-08-31.