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.
Tag: Jim Jones
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
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.
Kanye West – “Christmas in Harlem” (ft. CyHi da Prynce, Teyana Taylor, Cam’Ron, Jim Jones, Vado, Pusha T, Musiq Soulchild)
The G.O.O.D. music team put out this radio-friendly joint in 2010, and it’s one of my favorite X-mas tunes. Unlike many Christmas rap songs, this one’s not gimmicky at all. It has a really raw feel thanks to the smooth vocals from Teyana Taylor and top-notch production from Hit-Boy.
- 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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