DMX's 'Rudolph' Is the Best Carol You'll Hear This Christmas [VIDEO]

Sam Laird

It's the first Monday in December, and that means bring on the Christmas spirit! No amount of jingled bells or decked halls, however, will match these 70 seconds of holiday cheer. The video embedded above shows rapper DMX powering through a version of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" -- to which, he's quick to admit when offered a printout, he already knows the lyrics -- while on a radio station visit.

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It's been a hit on the social web since being posted to YouTube on Monday morning, so check it out for yourself and let us know what you think in the comments.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.