"Moving on Up" by M People is featured as the last DLC on Just Dance 2. It is also featured on the main tracklist of Just Dance: Summer Party/Extra Songs, in which the song is covered by The Lemon Cubes.

Appearance of the Dancer

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The dancer is a woman with purple curly hair, a purple, green, and blue striped sequin tunic tank, indigo leggings, and purple patent high heel boots. She is also wearing a blue bracelet on her right arm and green earrings.


The background is a stage, with a purple glowing stand that the dancer is dancing on. There are four female silhouettes who dance with the dancer under golden headlights. Around is a large silhouette audience dancing and grooving to the song.

Gold Moves

There are 3 Gold Moves in the routine:
Gold Move 1: Bend your arms, keeping them upwards, with your hands behind your head.
Gold Move 2: Squat down and put both of your hands on your knees.
Gold Move 3: Get down on your knees and throw your arms out. This is the final move of the routine.

Appearances in Mashups

Moving on Up appears in the following Mashups:


Moving on Up appears in Puppet/Party Master Modes. Here are the captions attributed to her dance moves:

  • Clapping Queen
  • Driving Queen
  • Girlie Show
  • Looking For You
  • Pointing Queen
  • Shimmy Queen
  • Vogueing Queen


  • Along with Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of Monika), this song appeared on Just Dance 2 as a DLC, using its original version and having the original artist credited, only to reappear on Summer Party/Extra Songs, using a covered version that is by The Lemon Cubes.
    • This is the second cover by The Lemon Cubes, after Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of Monika)). It is followed by Boys (Summertime Love).
    • Along with Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of Monika), The Lemon Cubes only cover the song in Just Dance: Summer Party/Extra Songs.
    • Both songs have their original version restored for their remakes.
  • In the preview, the pictograms are bordeaux instead of violet.
    • Plus, the "OK" feedback icon is red instead of purple.
  • The line "Take it like a man baby" appears as one line the first time it is sung, but the second time it is sung, it is divided into two lines ("Take it like a man"/"Baby").
  • During the bridge, when the coach touches the floor, the blue lines on her shirt turns purple.
  • The routine’s background is highly similar to that of Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) in ABBA: You Can Dance.
  • There are some graphical differences between the Just Dance 2 and the Summer Party/Extra Songs version:
    • In Just Dance 2, the background is already displayed as soon as the routine starts; in Summer Party, every element of the background appears one by one, including the coach.
    • In Just Dance: Summer Party, the background spotlights have some extra effects.
    • On Just Dance: Summer Party, if there are enough "GOODS" or "PERFECTS" to get the "On Fire" mode, the fire will not be displayed. It will, however, play the brief sound and give extra points.
    • In Just Dance 2, the Gold Move warning effect is layered in front of everything, but in Just Dance: Summer Party, it is layered behind everything, resulting in being it unable to be seen.
  • The line "But you can't even find my face" appears as "But you can't even find my place".
  • This is the first song in the series and the only song in Just Dance 2 where the entire background is pre-rendered as part of the coach video. This later occurs with several songs starting in Just Dance 4 and all routines from Just Dance 2016 onward.
    • As a result of this, the coach is layered behind the score balls rather than in front of them.
  • Moving On Up has 2 beta pictograms.


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In-Game Screenshots

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Beta Elements


Official Music Video and Audio





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