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Tuesday Reviewsday: Christmas special

Music video by RUN-DMC performing
Music video by RUN-DMC performing "Christmas In Hollis." (C) 1987 Arista Records, Inc.
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This time on Tuesday Reviewsday - our weekly new music segment - we have a collection of rap, R&B and soul songs to help your holiday spirit.

Below are recommendations from our regulars Morgan Rhodes and Oliver Wang  on what you should be listening to this Christmas. 

Oliver Wang

Artist: Run DMC
Song: "Christmas in Hollis

Artist: Clarence Carter
Song: "Back Door Santa"

Artist: The Juice Crew
Album: "Winter Warnerland"
Song: "Cold Chillin' Christmas"

Artist: Tuxedo
Song: "Wonderful Christmastime"

Morgan Rhodes

Artist: Kurtis Blow 
Album: "Kurtis Blow"
Song: "Christmas Rappin'"

Artist: Daz I Kue ft. Rasiyah
Album: "Christmas Eclectic" CD
Song: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"

Artist: Muhsinah ft. Robert Glasper
Song: "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"

Artist: Donny Hathaway
Song: "This Christmas - Single Edit"

In the audio version of this story, it’s incorrectly stated that Clarence Carter was also known as x-rated comedian Blowfly, but it's Clarence Reid who's known by that name. KPCC regrets the error.