What songs are on your gym playlist? What tracks get you excited, energized, and eager to go out and conquer the world? Whether it be going to the gym, getting ready to play some pickup basketball or even walking to work, there are certain artists out there that I have to listen to in order to provide the right type of energy. I have a bunch of screaming Meek Mill, witty Drake, and sarcastic 2 Chainz on my iPhone. Those, with a handful of others, are the guys that pump me up and get me through my day.
We over here at The Drop came up with 10 songs that are getting played by your favorite athletes in locker rooms across the country. There is nothing more important than the right type of chemistry in the locker room. The perfect way to get everyone motivated is through the power of music. Look how the Harlem Shake brought the Miami Heat together.
Gatorade took some notes from Jordan Brand and dropped an inspirational farewell commercial to Derek Jeter. The commercial includes DJ walking the streets of NYC, introducing himself to any person in sight, eventually making his to tipping his hat in the middle of Yankee Stadium. Frank Sinatra‘s “My Way” plays in the background of the entire commercial. A very fitting song for the New York shortstop. Music and sports will always have a close connection.
Between Drake’s monthly singles, Bobby Shmurda’s smash club anthem or Rae Sremmurd’s catchy hit, we have been fed some great music over the past year and half. Thanks to Champs Sports, here are 10 Hip-Hop Songs That Will Get Any Locker Room Hyped This Year.
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