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DMX Singing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Sounds Exactly Like You Imagine It Would (C'mon!)

"I know the lyrics," DMX states, with steely clarity. Then he proves it.

The song in question? Johnny Marks' 1949 Christmas classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." Made popular by Gene Autry, Bing Crosby, and The California Raisins, DMX recently freestyled the song for New York hip-hop station 101.5, deftly adding trademark "whats" and "c'mons" into the mix.

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Yes folks: DMX knows all the reindeer names. All of 'em. See the video after the jump. (Thanks to Tucson Weekly editor Dan Gibson for the heads up, and congratulations on the job!)


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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.