Writing on Medium, Larry Wallace shares a long-form piece on the first Christmas-themed hip-hop single, and the third hip-hop song released on a label, Kurtis Blow’s 1979 “Christmas Rappin’”.
Christmas Rappin’ lyrics from the article:
“And before he went, this fine old gent
Brought a gift with a sift through his big red bags
In the top or the bottom, he reached in and got ‘em
Toys for the boys, for the girls glad rags
And the grownups got some presents too
A new TV and a […]