As the hot and hazy days of summer begin to wind down this month, students across America are gearing up for another school year. Though, preparing for a new semester can dampen a student’s mood during August, we discovered the perfect solution while shopping for school supplies and new attire.

To help alleviate some of the academic stress the creative minds at HuffPost BlackVoices have decided to pick ten hip-hop tracks to transition into the school year.

Check out our picks in the slideshow below.

Back To School Playlist