Ignition (Remix) - Wikipedia
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While it shares the song title with the original version of "Ignition", the remix version is most commonly referred to in writing to avoid confusion with the original. The two songs share some instrumental elements guitars and percussion but are otherwise completely different. The original "Ignition" was released first to urban contemporary radio stations although it never officially charted on Billboard in this manner at first.
At the end of the song, Kelly gives the listeners "a lil' preview of the remix", which includes only the first verse then fades out. The "remix to Ignition" was released weeks later to urban and Top 40 pop stations, and it gained significantly more attention.
While many stations never played the original but opted for the remix only, others played both songs, merged, at six minutes total; it was structured that way on the Chocolate Factory album.
The song contains a minor sample from the intro of R. Kelly's hit song " Fiesta Remix ". Additionally, the original version opens with the same spoken-word intro that originally appeared in his earlier hit " You Remind Me of Something ".
Music video[ edit ] The music video was shot in a club where Kelly is seen wearing a Boston Celtics jersey. The club is meant to be the inside of a stretch Club Hummer limousine. Nick Cannon is also featured in the music video as the DJ. Feldman also makes a cameo as the dancing white hipster. The music video is directed by Bille Woodruffwho has directed numerous other videos for Kelly.
Live performances Kelly often performs "Ignition Remix " at events and concerts; he has sung this song three times at the BET Awards show to dateand Kelly surprised the crowd at the music festival Coachella coming in to the stage and performing a mash-up between "Ignition Remix " and " " with French rock band Phoenix ; a year later, Kelly again surprised the crowd, but this time at Lollapalooza with Chance the Rapper. Chart performance "Ignition Remix " was a huge success for Kelly.Jason Dy - Ignition (Remix) (R. Kelly cover)
In the United States, it peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot for five consecutive weeks behind 50 Cent 's " In da Club " and became his most successful song in the United States in the s. Due to the success of this song and other songs by Kelly the same year, made him also number two on the "Year End Best Artist" chart, behind 50 Cent.
Legacy A portion of Michael Jackson 's Private Home Movies, a compilation of home movies which Jackson recorded throughout his life and narrated, showed him dancing to "Ignition Remix " in the back of Brett Ratner 's car during a vacation in Miami, Florida.
That's when it became official. I've been in the business for over 20 years, but that's when it became official to me that Kels is here, baby.
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The remix was included on the updated version of Rolling Stone 's greatest songs of all time in at number In Marcha petition was launched on We the People requesting that the U. InBonnie "Prince" Billy covered the song.
InJoseph Gordon-Levitt covered the remix live in front of a crowd. InYoung the Giant covered "Remix to Ignition. Like a Version, Volume 8.
InRixton made a cover of this song which they later would perform on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and countless other shows. InJake Roche and his band Rixton covered the song and released an official music video of the band performing it. InJames Dalby covered the song on YouTubewhich later became viral.