For some, it's never too early to get the Christmas music bumpin', and others it's always too soon. Ariana Grande seems to be planted firmly in the former category, as she's released her own Xmas track just before Thanksgiving, which tends to be the agreed cutoff.
Pharrell's West Coast signee Buddy comes through with a slightly late Christmas record as he details all he wants for Xmas. The rapper is currently working on a project for 2014. Whatchu think of this one?
Leading up to Christmas we saw a lot of rappers and singers get into the spirit of things, by giving back to the needy, spending time with family, holiday shopping etc., much of which was documented on Twitter and Instagram.
Listen to Blue Christmas, the new track by Snoop Dogg, which was dropped on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. Snoop Dogg's odds keep getting better with each new leak, and Blue Christmas will undoubtedly improve his chances of winning.
To help you celebrate your Christmas while maintaing the hip-hop on your playlist, we're providing you with 20 jams that have surfaced over the years, from vintage to brand new, that all contain a reference to today in some way or another.
If you always wished there was a little more Trap Muzik in Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, we have good news for you. T.I. and his main squeeze, Tiny, along with their six children will be lending their voices to an animated Christmas special this holiday season.
The multi-talented Terrace Martin dropped his album 3 Chord Fold earlier this year, and returns today with something very jazzy for Christmas, "Christmas On Soul" featuring Snoop Dogg and J. Black.
MURS and producer Curtiss King join forces for a festive new collab. Enjoy.
"If you know me you know I LOVE Christmas. I've always wanted to make Xmas song. It's corny it's silly it's fun and I LOVE it! God bless us everyone! PS: yes, this is the real Carter family Christmas card." -MURS
Ariana Grande is back with another Tuesday release with this cover of the great Christmas classic "Santa Baby". This Liz Gillies-featured track gives the holiday classic an urban influence and seductive feel to it, which is perfect for you and your loved one for this holiday season.
Although Hannukah went down early this year, Christmas is still right around the corner. With that in mind, we've decided to help you pick out your gifts (or perhaps you'll just add something to your wishlist!) this year with a Holiday Gift Guide perfect for the hip-hop head.