Christmas is a time for feels, love and family – which isn’t exactly the coles notes of your fave rap album for the most part. R&B, with it’s softer more emotional undertone, has often celebrated the season proudly. In fact, most of your fave singers likely have a holiday album out now. There have, however, been some instances of hip-hop celebrating the season the best way it knows how. We’ve taken the liberty of rounding up some of our top attempts at spreading holiday cheer. Check out our top 5 hip-hop christmas tunes after the jump!

5: Kanye West Cyhi Da Prynce, Teyana Taylor – Christmas In Harlem

4: Snoop Dogg & The Dogg Pound – Santa Comes To The Ghetto

3: Rev Run ft. Ma$e, Puff Daddy, Snoop Dogg, Salt N Pepa, Onyx & Keith Murray – Santa Baby

2: Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rap

1: Run DMC – Christmas In Hollis


R.A. The Rugged Man & Mac Lethal – Crustified Christmas

Run The Jewels – A Christmas F*cking Miracle

Eazy E – Merry Mutafuckin’ Xmas