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Xmaz-in-the-Hood

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Xmaz-in-the-Hood

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
MCM
Producers:
Priority
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap, Holiday

We gave it a B

Here is a twisted take on Christmas, just in time for the holidays. The five-song EP Xmaz-in-the-Hood presents rapper MCm (an acronym for a Man Called Mark), whose idea of Christmas is a little naughtier than nice. It’s not nasty, really — just gritty as heck. MCm’s got no use for a white Christmas — Kris Kringle, he maintains, is black — and his title theme, it turns out, isn’t very festive. Standout: the convincing portrait of drug destruction on the punningly titled ”Ebony’s a Scrooge.” B

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