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    Posted on Sep 9, 2016

    25 Songs That Will Make You Stand Up Faster Than The National Anthem

    "I wish I wrote these bangers." —Francis Scott Key, probably

    1. "Swag Surfin'" — Fast Life Yungstaz

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    Most anthemic lyric: "I'm on Hypnotic, exotic / This Polo on my body / Got a bad girl beside me / And her friend right behind me."

    2. "Knuck If You Buck" — Crime Mob

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Yeah we knuckin and buckin and ready to fight / I betcha Im'a throw dem thangs / So haters best to think twice."

    3. "Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)" — UGK feat. Outkast

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Spaceships don't come equipped with rearview mirrors / They dip as quick as they can / The atmosphere is now ripped / I'm so like a Pip, I'm Gladys Knight."

    4. "I Need A Girl (Part 1)" — P. Diddy feat. Usher and Loon

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    Most anthemic lyric: "I need a girl to ride, ride, ride/ I need a girl to make my wife / I need a girl who's mine oh mine / I need a girl in my life."

    5. "I Need A Girl (Part 2)" — P. Diddy feat. Mario Winans, Ginuwine, and Loon

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Roll through rough, I got the range / Ma I got some thangs, knowned to put rocks in rings / Push a hundred foot yachts and thangs."

    6. "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" — DMX

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Stop, drop, shut 'em down open up shop Oh, no / That's how Ruff Ryders roll."

    7. "Heartbreaker" — Mariah Carey

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Heartbreaker, you got the best of me / But I just keep on coming back incessantly / Oh why, did you have to run your game on me / I should have known right from the start / You'd go and break my heart."

    8. "Kiss It Better" — Rihanna

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Who cares when it feels like crack? / Boy you know that you always do it right / Man, fuck your pride, just take it on back, boy."

    9. "Where The Party At?" — Jagged Edge feat. Nelly

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Ay, where the party at? / Girls is on the way, where the Bacardi at?"

    10. "Shake Ya Tailfeather" — Nelly, P. Diddy, and Murphy Lee

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Turn around who you came with? / Is that your ass or your momma have reindeer?"

    11. "Formation" — Beyoncé

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    Most anthemic lyric: "My daddy Alabama, Momma Louisiana / You mix that negro with that Creole make a Texas bama / I like my baby heir with baby hair and afros / I like my negro nose with Jackson Five nostrils."

    12. "Love On Top" — Beyoncé

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Now everybody asks me why I'm smiling out from ear to ear (They say love hurts) / But I know (It's gonna take a real work) / Nothing's perfect, but it's worth it after fighting through my tears / And finally you put me first."

    13. "Single Ladies" — Beyoncé

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Up in the club, we just broke up / I'm doing my own little thing / You decided to dip but now you wanna trip / 'Cause another brother noticed me."

    14. "Remember The Time" — Michael Jackson

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Do you remember the time (When we fell in love) /

    Do you remember the time (When we first met girl) / Do you remember the time

    (When we fell in love) / Do you remember the time."

    15. "How Will I Know" — Whitney Houston

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    Most anthemic lyric: "There's a boy I know, he's the one I dream of / Looks into my eyes, takes me to the clouds above / Ooh I lose control, can't seem to get enough / When I wake from dreaming, tell me is it really love."

    16. "Back That Azz Up" — Juvenile

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Cash Money Records taking over for the 99 and 2000..."

    17. "Real Love" — Mary J. Blige

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    Most anthemic lyric: "I'm searching for the real love / Someone to set my heart free / Real love / I'm searching for a real love."

    18. "September" — Earth, Wind, & Fire

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Our hearts were ringing / In the key that our souls were singing / As we danced in the night / Remember how the stars stole the night away."

    19. "Hot Boyz" — Missy Elliot

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Hot boyz Baby YOU got what I want / See y'all be drivin' those Lexus jeeps, and Benz jeeps and the Lincoln jeeps / Nothin' cheaper wit' the Platinum Visa."

    20. "Candy" — Cameo

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    Most anthemic lyric: "It's like candy / I can feel it when you walk / Even when you talk it takes over me."

    21. "I'm Coming Out" — Diana Ross

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    Most anthemic lyric: "There's a new me coming out / And I just had to live / And I want to give / I'm completely positive."

    22. "1, 2 Step" — Ciara

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Automatic supersonic hypnotic funky fresh / Work my body so melodic / This beat flows right through my chest."

    23. "Hey Ya!" — Outkast

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    Most anthemic lyric: "You think you've got it / Oh, you think you've got it / But "got it" just don't get it / 'Til there's nothing at all."

    24. "All For You" — Janet Jackson

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    Most anthemic lyric: "All my girls at the party / Look at his body / Shakin' that thing like I never did see / Got a nice package alright / Guess I'm gonna have to ride it tonight."

    25. "Wobble" — V.I.C

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    Most anthemic lyric: "Girl wobble it, and I'ma gobble it / I see you movin' your head, your head bobblin' / We can cradle the bed I'm straight rockin' it."

    Happy listening!

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