By Rakhee Bhatt | October 28, 2016 | Culture
The hottest DJs in Sin City tell us the holiday songs they have on repeat this time of the year.
"My favorite holiday song to play during Christmas is the 'All I Want For Christmas' duet by Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber. It is super festive and awesome because I'm such a big fan of Mariah Carey and a Belieber!"
“One of my favorite holiday songs is ‘Christmas in Hollis’ by Run-DMC. It has a good Christmas-holiday-spirit feel to the song, is produced by Rick Rubin, and performed by one of my favorite old-school hip-hop groups.”
“My go to Christmas song is Paul McCartney's ‘Wonderful Christmas Time.’ The synth intro combined with Christmas magic makes me want to skip around in an elf hat with bells on passing out cups of Christmas joy.”
“I actually really enjoy holiday songs. They bring out a special feeling in me even during stressful times. They make me want to drink egg nog and rum!”
“This song takes me back to my backpack hip-hop days when I used to spend all my Christmas money on vinyl and rap tees! How could you not love Kanye rapping about Santa Claus?”
“Growing up on classic rap, the obvious choice would be ‘Christmas in Hollis,’ by Run-DMC. However, being also raised in a Latino family, I love ‘Donde Esta Santa Claus,’ by Augie Rios—pure comedy.”
“One of my favorite holiday tracks incorporated in one of my favorite holiday movies! Makes me want to get in my reindeer onesie, drink a big mug of hot cocoa, and then karaoke to this song with a kid/adult elf-like Will Ferrell."
"This song makes me want to turn my life into a Broadway show, where everyone around me starts singing and dancing when I do."
"'Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto' got me through many rough holidays growing up in the suburbs."
“It wouldn't be the holidays without hearing Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You.’ If I'm really feeling the holiday spirit, you'll be hearing N'Sync's 'Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays' and possibly me trying to sing it.
“A perfect holiday song from the original kings of rap. It possesses an infectious beat, and rhymes like, 'It's Christmas time in Hollis, Queens. Mom's cooking chicken and collard greens.'"
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