Love or hate rap music, it’s a platform for people to tell their stories and inspire others who are on their way up. Sales can be tough on occasion so here’s 13 songs to motivate you to sell, sell ,sell.
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EDIT: We’ve had so many of you comment and share other motivational songs that we put together this additional post – 13 Most Suggested Songs That Will Increase Your Sales Hustle
1) Wiz Khalifa “Work Hard, Play Hard” (2012)
Why are you in sales? I bet you’re here because you want to work hard so you can play hard too. This is a reminder of why you got into the business of making money.
2) DJ Khaled “All I Do Is Win” (2010)
More on the pop end of the rap scale DJ Khaled shows you that you need to believe that you’re going to “win, win, win” to get to “the top”.
3) Eminem “Lose Yourself” (2002)
When “lose yourself” was released I’m betting that you heard it multiple times a day whether you wanted to or not – it was a huge hit.
Did you ever really listen to the lyrics though?
“You can do anything you set your mind to” should motivate you to go out there and believe that you can smash your targets.
4) Drake “Started From The Bottom” (2013)
Drake explains how he “started from the bottom now his whole team is here” in this 2013 hit.
Sales is one of the only careers where you can genuinely go from zero to hero financially in a short period of time. It’s important to remember this and set your goals high.
5) Aloe Blacc “I Need A Dollar” (2010)
“And I said I need dollar dollar, a dollar is what I need. And if I share with you my story would you share your dollar with” reminds us that all sales targets start and finish with a single dollar and that sales is all about sharing stories.
6) Kanye West “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” (2007)
Every salesperson has to deal with daily adversity. When your response is “can’t tell me nothing” and you continue to close deals, you know you’re a sales winner.
7) Lil Wayne “Money On My Mind” (2005)
Salesman? You should have “money on your mind” son. Lil Wayne is slightly chaotic but inspiring in the same breath.
8) Nas “Hate Me Now” (1999)
There are a number of ways to face the occasions when deals fall through, when prospects hang up the phone or when you push someone too hard to do business and it back fires.
Nas doesn’t let anything stop him moving forward rapping, “people hate me now but I can’t stop now”.
9) 50 Cent “I Get Money” (2007)
50 Cent tells his story and business successes. In summary, he “gets money” son.
10) Jay-Z – So Ambitious (2009)
Jay-Z shares his motivation in the lyrics “motivation for me, is them telling me what I couldn’t be”.
Have you ever been told you’re not a A* salesman? This is your anthem to rebel are you close more deals than even you though possible.
11) T.I. “Big Shit Poppin” (2007)
“Do it, do it, do it, what you waiting for” are how T.I. motivates you as he explains that “being broke is not an option”.
Are you broke? Then you need to pick your shit up and start selling, like, right now.
12) Eminem “Till I Collapse” (2002)
Eminem goes hard and shows the world that you need to be prepared to work till you collapse yo if you want to see massive success.
There are plenty of shortcuts you could take in sales but most of the time deals are won by putting in the hours and hard work.
13) Kanye West – Stronger (2007)
When you face sales set backs remember Kanye “that that don’t kill me, can only make me stronger” (just ignore his grammar).
Rudimental – Not Giving In ft. John Newman & Alex Clare
This has been my personal go to motivational anthem for years now. It’s not rap but the video does tell a story and the message is clear if you want success in sales you can’t “give in”.