Tag: Jim Jones

Hip Hop Holiday Mix (15 tracks)

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.

Jim Jones – “Dipset X-Mas Time” ft. Stack Bundles, Mel Matrix

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

Jim Jones – “Ballin’ On Xmas” ft. J.R. Writer

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.