Christmas is just around the corner, and you know what that means: shopping season! If you’re struggling to think of a good gift for a hip-hop fan, we’re here to help.
Be prepared for a boatload of coal to come flying down your chimney after hearing this one. RA takes shots at Santa Claus and even claims he got down and dirty with Mrs. Claus. It’s clear that these guys don’t like the traditions and consumerism that Christmas brings, but at least they wish Jesus a happy birthday in the
Back in 2010, Kanye’s G.O.O.D. music label released a surprisingly relevant Christmas song in 2010 called “Christmas in Harlem”. It’s easily one of my favorite xmas songs with it’s holiday-but-not-gimmicky vibe, featuring Teyana Taylor on the chorus and a whole list of rappers. Apparently that list of rappers wasn’t long enough: a bunch of Boston emcees put together
Yeezus is not a jolly record by any means, but the guys over at Local Business Comedy have taken the liberty of giving it the Christmas treatment. Verses from Kris Kringle + Yeezus Instrumentals = Kreezus!
Jam out with your boy Jay Verma rockin the piano on this instrumental cover of “Santa Baby”. It’s pretty short, so if you have ADHD, this is the song for you.
Get in the Christmas spirit with this 15-track playlist from Alex Julian over at 8tracks. It’s a diverse selection ranging from old school hip-hop to modern tracks by Kanye and Ludacris.
Looking for a playlist of old school hip-hop Christmas jams? Look no further. @JefCzekaj from Hip+Hop Don’t Stop put together this 42 minute kid-friendly mix of Hip Hop Christmas songs from the ’80s!
“Here we gooo!!” Not sure why this mash-up artist decided to include Super Mario and Grand Theft Auto sound clips to kick off this epic mash-up, but it got me amped up!
- Christmas Gift Guide for Hip-Hop Fans (2016 Inaugural Edition)
- R.A. The Rugged Man & Mac Lethal – Crustified Christmas
- “Christmas in Boston” feat. 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology), Kali, Reks, JFK & Teyana Taylor
- Kreezus (Kanye West’s Yeezus: Christmas Edition)
- Jay Verma – “Santa Baby” Piano Cover
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