What would Christmas be without great Christmas music?
Every genre has that bit of festive spirit running through its creative veins, and Hip Hop is absolutely no exception. Hitting us with a varied collection of sometimes serious, often humorous, and on the rare occasion, outright bizarre tributes to the time of giving and receiving, it's safe to say Hip Hop loves Christmas. So what better way to get hyped for Christmas time than with a list of Hip Hop's 25 best Christmas tunes!
Santa's a busy man, so let's get rolling!...
TLC - Sleigh Ride
Snoop Dogg - Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto
Kurtis Blow - Christmas Rappin'
Run-D.M.C., Mase, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Salt-N-Pepa, Onyx and Keith Murray - Santa Baby
Spyder D - Ghetto Santa
Ying Yang Twins - Deck Da Club
Run the Jewels - A Christmas Fucking Miracle
Ghostface Killah - Ghostface X-Mas
Sweet Tee - Let The Jingle Bells Rock
Eazy-E - Merry Muthafuckin' Xmas
Kanye West, Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Vado, Pusha T, Musiq Soulchild, CyHi the Prynce, Teyana Taylor and Big Sean - Christmas In Harlem
Mr. Lif - Santa's Got A Muthafuckin Uzi
Jim Jones - Ballin' On Xmas
Treacherous Three - Christmas Rap
Ludacris - Ludacrismas
Tha Dogg Pound - I Wish
Killer Mike - Christmas Grind
De La Soul - Millie Pulled A Gun On Santa
Juelz Santana and Starr - Jingle Bellz
David Banner - The Christmas Song
Dana Dane - Dana Dane Is Coming To Town
DMX - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Remix)
The Juice Crew All-Stars - Cold Chillin' Christmas
Outkast - Player's Ball (Christmas Version)
Run D.M.C. - Christmas In Hollis
Done and done. Merry Christmas all.
Til next year!