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15 Best Hype Songs

Sonically ideal for all hyping occasions
Best Hype Songs

Best Hype Songs

Most sports fans and athletes have a set "get hyped-up" playlist that motivates them to get them ready for the game. The music genres can vary by athlete and sport, with rap and pop being heavy favorites, with rock and metal also being prominent.

If you're looking to spice up your own pregame playlist or need something motivational to get your fired up at the gym, we've put together 15 of the best hype songs (sorted by artist) that are fit to be blasted through headphones, speakers, at tailgating events and the like. And yes, some are NSFW, so be careful before you crank these up.

15 Best Hype Songs

Thunderstruck (AC/DC)

Party Up (DMX)

Forever (Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Eminem)

The Way I Am (Eminem)

Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)

Black Skinhead (Kanye West)

Stronger (Kanye West)

I Believe We Will Win (KB)

Humble (Kendrick Lamar)

Mama Said Knock You Out (LL Cool J)

B.O.B. (Outkast)

Run the Jewels (Run the Jewels)

Straight Out The Gate (Tech N9ne, feat. Serj Tankian)

Slight Work (Wale)

Black & Yellow (Wiz Khalifa)