PRO'S PICKS: Michael Phelps' Pre-Race Playlist

Michael Phelps shares his pre-race playlist with STACK.com.

Before a meet, Michael Phelps loves listening to hip hop. It helps him get focused and tune out the competition. And it's effective! Phelps holds the all time record for most individual Olympic gold medals (nine).

Here are five songs that stay locked on Michael Phelps' playlist.

Twista"Overnight Celebrity" Kamikaze

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Before a meet, Michael Phelps loves listening to hip hop. It helps him get focused and tune out the competition. And it's effective! Phelps holds the all time record for most individual Olympic gold medals (nine).

Here are five songs that stay locked on Michael Phelps' playlist.


Twista
"Overnight Celebrity"
Kamikaze


Usher
"Burn"
Confessions


OutKast
"Roses"
The Love Below


Eminem
"'Till I Collapse"
The EminemShow


G-Unit
"Smile"
Beg For Mercy


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