Ever since MTV Cribs came to public television, the interior design game for rappers’ homes has gotten outlandishly lavish. Rappers like Master P had home furnishings of solid gold, while Drizzy Drake came later to buy the best condo Toronto has to offer. One trend emerging from the smoke of the ‘heat’ these artists are speaking into existence in rap, is the Infrared sauna. One of the most popular items, because of rising health trends, it to include one of these in a Hip-Hop baller’s home.
If done proper, the saunas installed in a home have to come with a sound system. Nothing is more relaxing than smooth tunes to accompany your down time. For the Hip-Hop enthusiasts, here are 7 Rap songs for the best home sauna setups money can afford.
It takes about 10-15 minutes to get a good sweat out in an infrared sauna. Therefore, the playlists do not need to be long. This playlist is put together to influence the vibe with a climatic run to a peak, then back down to a lo-fi vibe.
Nipsey Hussle – Double Up | Album: Victory Lap
This song is a fast path into relaxation, with great content. Deep lyrics, Nip takes people back to his roots of his Crip “Neighborhood” block. Along with this, he also talks about ambition and rules to success, a normal set of topics for him. The instrumental itself is a mix of lo-fi Hip-Hop with a warm building instrumental tossed into the sound.
Drake – Marvin’s Room | Album: Take Care
A lot of people go through emotions in life. Therefore it’s only right to add in something that may help people ‘sweat out’ feelings and emotions. Though this is a bit depressing in the beginning, Drizzy picks up the tempo at about 1:40. Here a rap fan’s head begins to nod and prepares you to begin the rise for a climax in the spa or sauna.
B. Smyth – Too Many Reasons
Now that the emotions are out, time to remind yourself of who you are. This new track from Florida R&B sensation and Usher protege, B.Smyth is perfect for this. The slow sound with a trap snare is extremely dope. The debut single from his upcoming album, this tune’s sure to be a classic in time. Get benefits of the sauna while fortifying your confidence.
DaBaby – 21 | Album: Blank Blank
Climax with a smooth touch. Time for vibes to step it up a notch. If working out in the infrared sauna as you should be, this will help the heart rate go up again. This new rapper from Charlotte, NC is on fire and his tune ‘21’ well get anyone’s pimp hand back strong with ease.
C.KHiD – A Lil | Album: abKw2P
Who remembers Mr Cannot Kill How I’m Dreaming? Here’s a track from his last album that went unpromoted. Another Carolina rap artist, this single drops some dope wisdom-related lines, which are ‘j-cole-conscious.’
Kendrick Lamar – Sing About Me, I’m Dying Of Thirst | Album: Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (Deluxe)
The mind should be up to speed, yet relaxed at this point. Now it’s time for an incredible lyrical wordplay with a deep massage. One of K.Dot’s classics, the beat slows down and goes lo-fi. Yet, he masterfully raps bar after bar, at a speed that would not normally match the bpm of this track. All about a massage, it’s an amazing tune to contemplate and focus the mind while in the sauna. To be a freestyle, even the more incredible.
Miguel ft. J.Cole – Come Through and Chill | album: n/a
Ready to end the ride? Here’s the close out. The chill tune of Miguel is perfect to have anyone ready to leave the sauna and onto the next task. A tune discussing the private matters of a couple, the two Pop culture stars present the story of seducing a woman to come by and visit. The beat is a mix of classic sounds, instruments for the soul.
A nice playlist, it’s awesome to learn to enjoy your health just as much as Hip-Hop culture. The sauna has been found to reduce stress, improve cardiovascular health, and lower the risk of heart disease.
Rappers such as Fat Joe, Jay-Z, Andre 3000, Beyonce, Rihanna, Gucci Mane, and Chris Brown are said to be frequent sauna users.