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As I escaped work for the holiday season here in the states, I turned on my mobile music device and started randomly picking songs to play. No, not setting the playlist on “random”, I mean I manually would scroll while other songs are playing based how I felt, and my eagerness to hear certain artists. I reflected for a moment and realized that I have a lot of songs I’ve listened to for different inspiration and in certain moods.  My homie Reecie rocks out in this lane, so I have to respectfully bow to her of course! I figured before we all prepare to inhale turkey and other good foods, let’s go over some mood music.

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A song to get me out of bed and start my day:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwhkArCziq8

This was my computers wake up alarm in college for a semester. I got sick out it after a while but then like hypnosis, if I played it while feeling sleepy I would instantly wake up. Full of energy and Lupe killed it!

The song when I need to articulate a thought:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws3Ks0FGxYM

I call this “Mission statement Music”. This was like the Aim and Goals of all Queens Representatives in 96!  It’s a lyrical, to the point, and clear of what a dude is about and his aspirations. It Was Written was a VERY DOPE album and underrated solely because of a creative change and it had to followup Illmatic, just like everything else in Nasir’s catalogue.

The song that helped me refocus after a breakup:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAZhHnF6nYM

2005 was a GREAT year! Don’t judge me. I copped my V, and hit the road. The World was not enough. Shout to Strong Island Alphas! Couldn’t tell me nothing. I’m going to write a post about that one day. Man listen….

The song that releases my inner P.I.M.P.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHsNLp0Opog

My favorite rapper fo all time. One of my favorite rap songs ever. If Biggie is baggin chicks, I gotta win too, LOL! This man had G!

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The confidence builder

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QePjIIBI-sI

Aint no one better at making you think and feel like you the sh* like Hov. I especially needed this when mad people were talking behind my back and I found out. I was tight at first, but then I listened to this, and realized that the shyt was superficial. Verse 2: internalize that when you have “critics” getting @ you.

The Get Hype Track

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98HgUQG1CG8

This thing right here….. Let me tell you!! I’m ready to lift 50000000lbs in the gym, box for 40 rounds, and play a 7 game NBA finals series in one day! I stanned for double R back in the day, and this posse cut is IT when you need to get hyped!

My West Coast Shyt

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6TUhx2wX0M

This song was it! East/West beef aside, Doggystyle and this song brings me back to a golden era. Probably one of the reasons I love Cali and feel at home their for real!

I could go on and on, but I want you to share in the fun. What songs get your through the day? Which ones are the goto for certain situations? Who’s cookin on Thursday and gonna hold me a plate! I be hongry…. n sh*

Gobble Gobble B*tches!