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Cardi B Inspired Zumba Workout Playlist, To Boost Your Self Esteem

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Cardi is making money moves and has no plans of slowing down. After claiming the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top 100 chart for her hit "Bodak Yellow" in October 2017, the Bronx, NY native has graced the covers of Rolling Stone and New York Magazine and is well on her way to another chart-topping smash with her feature on G-Eazy's "No Limit."

We love Cardi just as much as she loves Mexican and Chinese food. To show our appreciation for all of Cardi B's hard work, we curated a Zumba workout playlist inspired by her flare and desire to “Boost Your Esteem." Keep reading to see which tracks made the cut:

1. Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill

When Ms. Hill became the first female rapper to rise to number one in 1998 on the Billboard charts, it was with this iconic song. "Doo Wop" is a great track to ease your workout into. Congrats to Cardi B for becoming the 2nd female rapper in Billboard history to secure this accolade.

2. Forever - Cardi B

The catchy vibes of this Cardi B song exemplify her unbothered confidence. She lets people know that she is not afraid to be herself in every situation. 

3. Get Me Bodied - Beyonce 

This Beyonce classic is the perfect song to remind you to feel good in your skin, especially during a workout.

4. WTF (Were They From) - Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell

Missy Elliott brings high energy to a funky beat produced by Pharrell. The combination of the two musical geniuses makes for a great motivational workout song.

5. On Fleek - Cardi B

Music listeners showed their creativity on musical.ly when they made their choreography to Cardi B’s  first song to make it on the radio.

6. Sorry Not Sorry - Demi Lovato

Demi doesn’t apologize for being a strong woman in her anthem aimed at the haters.

7. Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj

Minaj raps about how she has worked hard to have the luxuries she has, along with the legendary Lil Wayne and Drake.

8. Push It - Salt N Peppa

There’s no doubt that if you push it to this song, you’re going to break a sweat.

9. Lose Control - Missy Elliott feat. Ciara & Fatman Scoop

The classic Missy Elliott song gives off the vibe of letting it all go and just being yourself.

10. Bodak Yellow - Cardi B 

If you haven’t already added this track to your workout playlist, then you’re missing out on a hard-hitting song that will have you pumped to conquer your workout. You will be rapping all of the words while you break a sweat.

 

 

Which song inspires you? Let us know in the comments below.

 

Elon Graves is a Teen Reporter with dreams of making an impact. The high school senior, who is also an International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate, served as the Editor of her school newspaper and in the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet. Elon enjoys writing about the injustices of society, influences in music, and how culture shapes people. Most importantly, her love of the arts defines who she is. She not only loves to express herself through words, but as dancer she articulates herself through movement. In 2017, she plans to attend college with a major/minor in either Journalism or Dance. Her ultimate dream is to live in New York where she can delve further into her passions.