"Pump Up The Jam" was a hit single by Belgum group Technotronic on September 27, 1989. Becoming a worldwide hit, the track topped the U.S. Billboard top 100 chart in 1989 at number ten. The sound of the music was different and classified as "Hip-House."
"Pump Up The Jam" became famous in pop culture in the 1990's. The song was featured on an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, used in a skit on Saturday Night Live, in the 1996 movie "Space Jam" when the Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan were getting ready to play the Monstars in the big game.