With a name like Michael Christmas, you'd think the Boston rapper would be a fan of the year's chilliest months, and now it seems like we have proof of that. He's teamed up with Converse for a new track called "Pleasant Winter."
Next Tuesday, Rapper Big Pooh will be dropping a Christmas-themed EP entitled "Holiday Jukin." Today, he shares the first track from it, simply entitled "Holiday." Also featuring Blakk Soul and production from DJ Cozmos, the track is Christmas-y, albeit adult themed.
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.