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    Jay Z - "Bring It On"

    Best used: On the day of your exam, interview, or boxing match.

    The chorus of the DJ Premier-produced "Bring It On" could be interpreted as Jay facing up confidently to his hurdles. These days, Jay’s hurdles probably centre on questions like, “How should I spend all these millions and millions of dollars?” and, “How can I get this Solange lady off my back?” Regardless of how alien those problems are to you, if you remove the lyrics from current context and forget who wrote them, they provide an excellent mantra to kickstart a tough day.