Get Pumped! Editor's Picks: Rap Workout Playlist

The Muscle & Fitness team picks their favorite rap songs to get pumped for new PRs.

Get Pumped! Editor's Picks: Rap Workout Playlist

Motivation is the key to keeping you primed to keep pushing heavy weight in the gym. And what better motivator is there than music? We asked the experts—our dedicated staff at Muscle & Fitness—what music makes their heart rates rise and gets them pumped to hit new PRs. Here are M&F staff-approved picks for the rap and hip-hop workout songs that need to be on your playlist. 


1. Can't C Me – Tupac 
2. Backseat Freestyle – Kendrick Lamar
3. How I Could Just Kill a Man – Cypress Hill
4. ‘Till I Collapse – Eminem 
5. Bring Your Whole Crew – DMX 
6. Victory – Puff Daddy/Notorious B.I.G./Busta Rhymes
7. Triple Trouble – Beastie Boys
8. Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See – Busta Rhymes
9. Straight Outta Compton – NWA
10. Can't Truss It – Public Enemy
11. Affirmative Action - Nas
12. That's Coke – La Coka Nostra
13. Universal Mind Control – Common feat. Pharrell 
14. Wild Boy – MGK
15. Ruff Ryders' Anthem – DMX
16. Clique – G.O.O.D. Music
17. m.A.A.d City – Kendrick Lamar
18. 99 Problems – Jay-Z
19. Lose Yourself – Eminem
20. Evil Boy – Die Antwoord 
21. Protect Ya Neck – Wu Tang Clan
22. Runnin’ (Dying to Live) – Tupac & Notorious B.I.G.
23. Shook Ones Part II – Mobb Deep
24. Wild for the Night – A$AP Rocky
25. Second Round K.O. – Canibus