Tag: Year: 1987

Spyder-D – “Ghetto Santa”

Another cut off the 1987 Christmas Rap compilation, “Ghetto Santa” is a no frills Christmas rap song. With Spyder-D and DJ Doc on production, the instrumental is a hip-hop version of “Jingle Bells” with sleigh bells layered on to give it a distinctive Christmas vibe.




Sweet Tee – “Let The Jingle Bells Rock”

“Oh, you didn’t know Christmas went hip hop? Check the clock, and let the jingle bells rock”  Here’s another cut off the 1987 Christmas Rap compilation released by Profile Records. “Let The Jingle Bells Rock” is an original track by Sweet Tee, a female rapper from Queens most known for her 1988 debut album It’s Tee




Run-DMC – “Christmas In Hollis”

The boys from Queens put out this gem way back in 1987. The intro is a bit long winded in my opinion, but stick through it: this one’s a classic! If you’re wondering what “Hollis” is, it’s the neighborhood of Queens, NY that Run-DMC grew up in.