Workout Playlists

Since we were on the workout tip earlier this week, Jackpot AKA “I’m Coming For Bol’s #1 Blogging Spot” asked me what kinda playlist I was working with when I exercise. Honestly, my answer to him was that I listen to a lot of different and weird shit. I don’t necessarily need bass-heavy music to get me pumped, like most people. Plus I work out in the crib (benefits of having your own treadmill) and I can just throw whatever I want into itunes and crank that soulja boy volume. Here’s a list of a couple joints I listen to, not necessarily in order, but in some capacity during the week when I work out.

1) “Conan The Barbarian” original motion picture soundtrack-
2) “Rudy” original motion picture soundtrack- the music from the last scene in the movie is quite inspiring
3) David McCallum- “The Edge”
4) Raze- “Break For Love”
5) Farley “Jackmaster” Funk and Jesse Saunders- “Love Can’t Turn Around”
6) Lyn Collins- “Think About It”
7) Ghostface Killah- “Fish”
8) Sunz Of Man- “Soldiers Of Darkness”
9) Mobb Deep- “Shook Ones”
10) The Firm- “Firm Biz” Remix
11) Terror Squad- “Whatcha Gonna Do”
12) Crooklyn Dodgers- “Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers”
13) Capone-N-Noreaga- “T.O.N.Y.”-
14) Dre and Rick Ross- “Chevy Ridin High” (instrumental)
15) Beanie Sigel- “The Truth”
16) Lil Jon- “I Don’t Give A Fuck”
17) 50 Cent- “Places To Go”
18) Pete Rock- “Till I Retire”
19) Prodigy- “Don’t Be A Follower”
20) Ras Kass- “Goldyn Child” (DJ Premier Remix)
21) Rich Boy- “Chevy A Monsta”
22) Rich Boy- “Throw Some D’s”
23) Rick Ross- “Hustlin” (instrumental)
24) Rza- “Holocaust”
25) TI- “Big Shit Poppin”
26) Terrace Martin- “Ridin”
27) Timbaland- “Give It To Me”
28) Cappadonna- “97 Mentality”
29) The Clash- “Police On My Back”
30) Cam’ron- “Down and Out”

What about you, what joints do you listen to?

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  • smog

    lol at Conan The Barbarian sountack

  • dubbzz jigga?

  • jackpot

    It’s mostly rock stuff for me. Them electric guitars get you running faster. I’m talking Jimi Hendrix, Rage Against The Machine, Bad Religion, old Green Day (Dookie), Nirvana (the more energetic joints) and stuff like that. I did go back in time and bump Capital Punishment for a week straight recently.

  • Tha Ace

    i like some stone temple pilots, classic rock not really much on rap music for a workout but listen to hip hop almost exclusively in the ride

  • Tha Ace

    metallica too

  • major

    canibus-100 bars

  • gooch

    nah, no Jigga. He raps too “calm” to work out to

  • Incilin

    Good looks on this post, I might have to make a full list on my own blog. But here’s a few quick joints:

    Ghettomusick – Outkast
    My Gun Go Off – 50
    Bamboo Banger – MIA
    Barrel Brothers – Ghostface & Beans
    The Champ – Ghost
    Flipside – Freeway
    Kill Bill Theme Song
    Rocky Theme Song
    Ruff Ryder Anthem remix – X, Lox, Eve
    Gimmie The Loot – Big
    Hit’m Up – Pac
    Anything Lil Jon or Just Blaze produced

    Plus all that corny 90s shit I can’t get enough of (like Third Eye Blind, Jewel, Matchbox 20, etc)

  • Detroit P

    Outkast- Bombs Over bhagdad

  • mtsu

    kanye west stronger, iwonder, cant tell me nothin

    Jay-Z-Hovi Baby
    Rick Ross- Push it, Hustlin
    Nelly- Party People
    Marky Mark- (you know what song)
    Lupe Fiasco- I gotcha, The Die, Goldwatch
    50cent- Whoop yo head
    Shawnna- I was gettin some head
    Khia- My neck, My back
    Shaq- Shaq Fu

  • the r

    SEAN P!!!!!!!!!!!

  • DJ Leon Smith

    Listen to Push It To The Limit by Paul Engemann (from the Scarface soundtrack – and sampled by Rick Ross for Push It) when you’re doing ANYTHING and you’ll feel motivated.

  • Pierzy

    ’97 Mentality is a hot track. I saw Cappa do it live a few weeks ago and it’s still hard! I usually work out to D-Block. “Up north, niggas pop me in and do a hundred more dips.”

  • big h

    i’m so hood remix
    9mm-banner, weezy snoop, akon
    churhc for thugs- the game
    who hotter than me-plies
    wont let u down-chamillionaire
    fight music-d12
    5000 ones – dj drama
    chevy ridin remix- dre, rick ross, the game, etc
    till i collapse- eminem, 50 nate dogg
    safe 2 say-fat joe
    gangsta shit- g-unit
    say it to my face – young buck, 8ball/mjg, bun b
    all for the cash- gangstar
    get ya hustle on-juvenile
    on fire-lloyd banks
    ante up remix-MOP, Remy ma , busta
    i get money remix

  • Ryan Will.

    lmao @ all tha rick ross instrumentals
    u must not like him

  • gooch

    Yeah I like Ross’s beats better than I like him….

  • JE

    my 1st song – JAY-Z


    I like to listen to a lot of old 90s-2000 down south music…They just be sayen some of the wildest shit that dont make sense now but it was sick back then….heres my list…

    1. Baby D – “Eastside vs. West Side”
    2. Pastor Troy -The first two whole albums
    3. 404 Soldiers – ” Walk like a soldier”
    4. Lil John,Baby D,Young bloods “Lay it down”
    5. 8ball & MJG – “Sitten on Top of the world”
    6. Master P/ UGK ” Break u off”
    7. Young Jeezy- Both albums
    8. CTE-”Cold Summer”
    9. Any Dj Drama or Dj Chuck T mixtapes
    10.Afrika Bambaataa- “Planet Rock”
    11. Soul Sonic force-”Look for the perfect beat”
    12. Eric B. & Rakim- every album.


    all thats just around the house shit though….in the car i got a totally different list…