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Once upon a time during an appearance on New York’s Power 105.1 five years ago, DMX delivered a lively hip-hop rendition of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”—much to the delight of everyone on the internet. It was the most glorious 1 minute, 9 seconds of holiday hip-hop that you have ever seen in your life.

In case you missed it, here is a review. DMX was asked if he knew the words to the Christmas classic, to which he responded yes. He was then asked if he would perform it, and without missing a beat, he began the song from its traditional beginning.

He provided his own accompaniment by beating on a table, and the hip-hop version of “Rudolph” was born, complete with DMX’s signature “Come on!” chant.

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That was 2012, and the viral video has made the rounds every holiday season since then.

This year, fans of the DMX version are in for a special treat. A new version of the song is now featured on the “Spotify Singles: Holiday” 25-song playlist, which features other covers by artists such as Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith, Wyclef Jean and Wynton Marsalis.

The new version of DMX’s “Rudolph” is 1 minute, 37 seconds long and features an engineered hip-hop track rather than DMX beating on a table.

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Listen to a bit of it below, and catch the full track on Spotify.

Read more here!

H/t to Okayplayer for the heads-up.

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