Scottish rock band, Gun covered "Word Up!" as their single for their album "Swagger". It was released as CD single and 12" single by A&M Records on 1 July 1994. Hard rock, heavy metal and glam metal are the mixed genres for this song and reached #8 on U.K. Singles Chart.
"Word Up!" originally was released by American funk group, Cameo on 1986 and was written by Larry Blackmon and Tomi Jenkins.