IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 7, 1997 HIT ‘EM HIGH ( THE MONSTARS’ ANTHEM) SINGLE WAS RELEASED

Hit ‘Em High (The Monstars’ Anthem)” is a single performed by B-RealCoolioMethod ManLL Cool J, and Busta Rhymes from the Space Jam Soundtrack. Though the movie received mixed reviews, the soundtrack was popular. It failed to reach the Billboard Hot 100, but was successful in the United Kingdom. The video, directed by Hype Williams, is in black and white and features scenes from the movie, mostly the Monstars. The rappers wore the Monstars’ jerseys from the movie while rapping on a basketball court.

Recorded October 1996. Released under Atlantic Records Songwriter(s) include
Artis Ivey Jr. Clifford Smith James Todd Smith Louis Freese Jean Claude Olivier, Samuel Barnes & Trevor Smith
Produced by the Trackmasters Produced, Mixed and Drum Programming by Poke and Tone Mix Engineer: Bill Esses at Chung King Studios
Recorded at Encore Studios and The Hit Factory

Chart (1997) Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) at no.35

Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) no.14

France (SNEP) no.38

Germany (Official German Charts) no.14

Ireland (IRMA) Italy no.140

Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) no.4

Netherlands (Single Top 100) no.5

New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) no.17

Norway (VG-lista) no.1

Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) no. 10

Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) no.11

UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) no 8

Year-end charts Chart (1997)Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) no.86

Germany (Official German Charts) no.79

Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) no.47

Netherlands (Single Top 100) no.82

Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) no. 71

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