Monday, March 26, 2012

Action 231 - Rap, Boy. Rap!

Okay, so the line is from a song by the Thompson Twins, but I couldn't resist the title. I've been kicking around different ideas for my marathon playlist, and I realized that there is one genre of music that has been missing. It certainly isn't my go-to choice, but I'll admit that a few of the tracks might be just what I need for the long miles ahead.

Action 231 - Rap, Boy. Rap!

I'll give credit to Why I Suck At Running for talking about these two songs on her blog. I'm adding them to my own playlist now and will no doubt be chanting and (white boy) rapping them out loud as I run the streets of Pasadena.

Fort Minor's Remember The Name:
This is ten percent luck, twenty percent skill
Fifteen percent concentrated power of will
Five percent pleasure, fifty percent pain
And a hundred percent reason to remember the name

And Eminem's Lose Yourself:
You better lose yourself in the music
The moment, you own it, you better never let it go
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo