The Diplomats released a quasi-Christmas album back in 2006, and this is the opening track on that album. It features Jim Jones, Mel Matrix, and the late Stack Bundles. The song has a nice Christmas vibe to it, but the Dipset crew keeps it thuggin by “livin fast and ballin at Christmas time”. Jones raps
Rags to riches is the theme of this one. Despite the title, it’s not a happy go lucky song. This is a good song when you’re not in the jolliest of moods. Stack Bundles raps about his childhood Christmas experiences and how they compare to now. The instrumental doesn’t have any Christmas melodies behind it,
Santa didn’t have to think twice on this one… 5 stars & 5 trees easy! Using the beat from the Run DMC classic “Christmas in Hollis”, Dipset members Jim Jones and J.R. Writer team up on one of my favorite hip-hop Xmas tracks.
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