Essential soul, hip-hop and alternative Christmas songs
Three New York tastemakers name their essential yuletide hits.
Tue Dec 18 2012
Brian “B.Dot” Miller
Photograph: Courtesy of the artist
The self-proclaimed “Blog@R” and content director at the excellent Rap Radar (rapradar.com) shares his hip-hop holiday picks.
Top five hip-hop tracks
Snoop Doggy Dogg ft. Daz Dillinger, Tray Deee, Bad Azz and Nate Dogg, “Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto”
Death Row made a Christmas compilation album and this was the lead single. It’s too smooth. This will make you want to celebrate Christmas all year round.
DMX, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Remix”
When DMX added his twist to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” it was an instant classic. This will go down in history...forever!
Catch B.Dot breaks new music every Wednesday on Shade 45’s All Out Show on SiriusXM.