What better way to get out of bed in the morning than with a healthy dose of raw power! Get your daily dose of energy from these inspirational rap songs, that are sure to get you ready to take on the world.
*Some of the videos and lyrics are explicit.
“Work Hard Play Hard” is simply a perfect mantra for the keep you going through the whole day. That deep, dark bass helps a lot in getting you in that perfect mood to get things done. Nothing can stand in your way!.
The title really says it all. With an all-star cast of rappers, Dj Khaled may be a newcomer, but he’s sure to rise to top, just through sheer confidence and determination.
This is one of Eminem’s less gritty songs, but the fun beat, and over the top lyrics make this one a great morning soundtrack to get your gear on, and do your thing.
“Baddest” is exactly a lyrical masterpiece, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s one of those songs that just makes you want to move your legs. It hooks you in from the very first seconds with those slow, determined drums, and by the time it gets to the first chorus, you’re ready to conquer the world.
Try as you might, there’s something about this song’s understated beat that just makes want to get out there and show the world what you’re made of. This classic isn’t flashy, or loud, it makes you feel like you’re in control, and know exactly what you’re doing.
Lil Wayne’s message is pretty straightforward. If you need to get into the proper mindset, with a clear and simple goal, this is the one for you.
Those juicy beats are enough to get anyone anyway starting the all pumped and ready for action. This rap classic just has that certain something to get you going.
Beastie Boys is a borderline rock band, though their music tends to borrow from a lot of genres. “Sabotage” is maybe one of their less experimental hits, but that intro certainly does the trick when you need something to get out of bed in the morning.
Missy Elliott’s “Work It” has that smooth beat that eases you out of the bed and into the hustle and bustle of the day. It gets you right in that I got this mindset. And the really catchy rhythm makes it great for a light, early morning workout.
Drake is certainly one of those successful music artists that seems to do everything effortlessly. But it’s important to remember that even he had a long way to go to reach this point. This song should inspire you to do the same.
Ice Cube is hip hop royalty by now. Considering his estimated net worth, the song, “It Was a Good Day,” no longer sounds like a pipe dream. This song is good reminder how little it takes to find happiness. It might one of Ice Cube’s more mellow songs, but it’s force seems to come from within, snappy rhythms, or flashy verses.
Voted in the top 10 best hip hop songs of all times by the Rolling Stones magazine, “Fight the Power,” was written specifically for the movie “Do the Right Thing,” by the brilliant director Spike Lee. It’s simple lyrics and raw force are sure to motivate you to withstanding anything the day throws at you.
Aesop Rock tends to be more of lyrical rapper. Lord of the Rings may not be something you usually associate with hip hop music, but the image of Gandalf, “With a cane to the sky/ Like none shall pass” is sure to give all the determination you need for the day.
Nas’ hard, fast lyrics go surprisingly well with the smooth jazz track in the background. It’s a great song if you’re not the type person that spring into action instantly, but needs time to think things through, and prepare for the day ahead. This song will give the cool confidence you need to succeed.
This one may have slightly darker lyrics, but that glorious chorus is bound to make you wake up with the sense that you’re on a mission, and you’re the only guy for the job. It may be interesting to know that Coolio has radically changed career tracks a few years back, so maybe that will motivate into making that big change you were fearing.
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