All The Rap Holiday Songs You Need To Ring In The New Year

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Christmas is finally here. With the holidays come the end of 2018 and the beginning of the next year full of resolutions and potential for the future. For most people this means spending time with family and enjoying a few days off work and maybe, just maybe, getting dorky enough with the whole family to throw on some Christmas music and sing carols for embarrassing videos your grandma will love.

It’s fun and an only on Christmas kind of thing, but you don’t have to belt out “Silent Night” with those distant cousins. You could mix it up to the sounds of Outkast, Mac Dre, Kanye West, Jim Jones, Eazy E and many more to the tune of their specially made Christmas songs. Or you could have a mix of the two and croak through “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” with DMX. Anything is possible. It’s Christmas!

So here are ten of the best rap Christmas songs available for you and your family to enjoy on this holiday. Be warned, some of these are explicit, which may be too much for grandma or just perfect for her, depending on how she gets down and what’s in her egg nog.

Outkast, “Player’s Ball”

“All the players came, from far and wide
Wearin’ afros and braids, kickin’ them gangsta rides
Now I’m here to tell ya, there’s a better day
When the player’s ball is happening, on Christmas Day”

Run D.M.C., “Christmas in Hollis”

“It’s Christmas time in Hollis, Queens
Mom’s cooking chicken and collard greens
Rice and stuffing, macaroni and cheese
And Santa put gifts under Christmas trees”

Run the Jewels, “A Christmas Fucking Miracle”

“Product of a teenage love, my arrogance
Derives from the pride in the job my parents did”

Eazy-E, “Merry Muthaphukkin’ Xmas”

“On the third day of Christmas, my homeboys gave to me
Three pounds of indo
Two birds of cocaine
And a A muthaf***in’ K”

Snoop Dogg, “Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto” (Feat. Daz Dillinger, Nate Dogg, Tray Deee, Bad Azz and Isaac Hayes)

“Santa Claus on the ceiling, Jack Frost chillin’
Pinch the Grinch for being a holiday villain
Season’s greetings”

Jim Jones, “Ballin’ On Xmas” (Feat. Stack Bundles and J.R. Writer)

“They say Santa knows who was being naughty or nice
I hope I don’t get penalized for what I did with the rice
Name Bundles,you can just imagine the life
I love Christmas,I can just imagine the white
The trees, the candy canes
The holidays remind me of the game”

Mac Dre, “She Neva Seen”

“Listen, you wouldn’t want to miss this
I met this b***h the night before Christmas
Baby made my hit list Christmas night
She let a n***a hit by the Christmas lights”

Kanye West, “Christmas In Harlem” (Feat. Musiq Soulchild, Vado, Jim Jones, Big Sean, Cam’ron, Teyana Taylor, CyHi The Prynce and Pusha T)

“I’m, so happy I’m with my baby
And we a little late with the Christmas gifts
Rushin’ for the mall, don’t trip, you know I drive crazy
The streets lit up, it feel like Christmas officially
Told her that “You the star at the top of my Christmas tree”
My only question is, “Where my presents?”
She said, “Shhh,” she got a gift for me that ain’t for the kids to see”

Gucci Mane, “St. Brick Intro”

“Santa Claus of the hood
I pull up with the work
They call me East Atlanta Santa
Run up on me get murked
I’m just trappin’ through the snow
Sellin’ nine half a bricks in four ways
Over the hills we go
Got an extendo and an AK”

DMX, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”

“Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, you’ll go down in history