I Like to Move It is a 1994 music track performed by Reel 2 Real (Erick Morillo), featuring ragga vocals by Trinidad and Tobago rapper The Mad Stuntman (Mark Quashie).
It appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1994, peaking at #89, reached #5 on the UK Singles Chart, and was a #1 hit on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
Subsequently, the song was used in various promotions, including advertisements for the National Basketball League (Australia) in Australia, as well as the confectionery Chewits in the United Kingdom. It has also been featured on the Bemani games Dancemania (Dancemania 2001 Summers) and DDRMAX: Dance Dance Revolution. A remix of this song by DJ Aligator was featured on Dancemania EX 2. It can also be heard in the motion picture “Saving Silverman”.
In 2004, this song was used in a popular World Of Warcraft beta video, created by Juniorx, called I Like To Move It
In 2005, this song was used in Madagascar (in a remake, sung by Sacha Baron Cohen), and the same year, a remixed version was featured on the US version of the Crazy Frog album, Crazy Frog Presents Crazy Hits.
Since his trade to the New York Mets, setup man Guillermo Mota enters the game to this song at Mets home games at Shea Stadium playing the Madagascar version. It is also the current song that is played after a Mets game in Shea Stadium, the Madagascar version is usually played after a victory, while the original Reel 2 Reel version is played after a loss.