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    22 Best Christmas Rap Songs

    From Run-D.M.C. to DMX, hip hop artists have been celebrating Dec. 25 for over 30 years. Here's a playlist of the best

    • Run-D.M.C., “Christmas in Hollis”

      The legendary Queens crew's yuletide track first appeared as the only rap song on 1987's A Very Special Christmas. It's now an annual holiday classic.
      Key lyric: "It's Christmastime in Hollis, Queens/Mom's cooking chicken and collard greens/Rice and stuffing, macaroni and cheese/And Santa put gifts under Christmas trees"