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.
- LP Version / Album Version - Explicit
- Radio Edit
- Anderson, Kyle (September 29, 2011). "U2, Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters fill out VH1's '100 Greatest Songs of the '00s'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
- "DMX - "Party Up"". Mvdbase. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- 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.
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- "DMX Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
- "Billboard Top 100 - 2000". Retrieved 2010-08-31.