Various

Christmas Rap

  • GET51300-LP
  • $24.99

Re-issue of the 1987 Profile Records holiday compilation on colored vinyl, with songs by Run-DMC, Dana Dane,Sweet Tee, The Showboys, The Surf M.C.s, Spyder-D, and more Leading off with the Run-DMC smash,“Christmas In Hollis,” this classic Christmas compilation features some of the hottest rap artists of the era, celebrating the holidays, hip-hop style. Highlights include Dana Dane’s “Dana Dane Is Coming To Town,” Sweet Tee’s “Let The Jingle Bells Rock” and even the Surf M.C.s’ “A Surf M.C. New Year,” adding a California surfer (and, ahem, Beastie Boys rip-off) twist to the proceedings. Not to be overlooked is the classic front and back cover artwork, featuring a gift-wrapped B-Boy. It remains an essential, evergreen (punintended) holiday album to this day.