Arnold Schwarzenegger Raps on New Song: Listen
Does Arnold Schwarzenegger have bars? That's a question you might have never even thought to ask, but now, it's one you can answer.
On a song released on May 24, the actor-former California Governor spits alongside Austrian artist Andreas Gabalier. For the track, which is titled "Pump it Up – The Motivation Song,” Gabalier sings about Schwarzenegger's inspirational past as an Austrian bodybuilder who later became a film icon in America. Later on in the song, Schwarzenegger himself comes through with a brief yet thorough verse.
"Hey I'm Arnold Schwarzenegger and listen carefully," Schwarzenegger begins. "Dig deep down and ask yourself, who do you want to be/Not what, but who—if you believe success will come to you/Work like hell, trust yourself and all your dreams come true."
The verse appears to feature a few references to his own success in Hollywood blockbusters like The Terminator and his work as Governor of the state of California. Although his one-note, Terminator-like delivery doesn't reflect contemporary rap styles, Arnold does live up to the song's title by providing plenty of motivation in his lyrics.
"Break some rules, knock the wall, don't be afraid to fail," Arnold continues. "You have to think outside the box, I say no pain no gain/I don't want to hear it cannot be done, always give something back/My name is Arnold Schwarzenegger and I'll be back."
The music video features behind-the-scenes footage of Schwarzenegger recording his verse in a studio. Although they don't show us any clips of Arnold in Terminator: Dark Fate, Schwarzenegger and Gabalier do show us what their work-out routine is like in Gold's Gym and what they like to do when the link up in Santa Monica, Calif.
Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger rap in Andreas Gabalier's new song "Pump it Up – The Motivation Song" below.
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