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: Run DMC
Although “Christmas Is” is the less popular of Run DMC’s Christmas carols, it is still a solid jam for the holiday season. The trio raps about how to do Christmas right, which in a nutshell is to give to others and be selfless. The only knock I have on this song is the lack of
Ready for a new take on the classic song “Santa Baby”? If the YouTube commenters are right, this version was actually featured in The Simpsons and is based off a Fugees beat. Originally, though, it appeared on the compilation album A Very Special Christmas Vol. 3. Despite all the features, the track moves pretty quickly
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.
- 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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