The 17 Most Underrated Christmas Songs

The 17 Most Underrated Christmas Songs

Yes, I did write this article just to talk about "Dominic the Donkey."

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If you know me then you know I live, breath and die Christmas. I'd like to think I know everything there is to know about Christmas, including what songs you should and shouldn't listen to. Below is a list of the 17 Christmas songs that don't get appreciated enough.

1. “Dominic the Donkey” 

This song is literally AMAZING! It's the Italian Christmas donkey version of Rudolph and it genuinely hurts me when people don't know what this song is.

2. “Christmas Must Be Something More” by Taylor Swift

Personally as a huge Taylor Swift fan already I think her album Sound of the Season is very underrated in general, but this song happens to be my personal favorite.

3. “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer”

A song and an entire story what more could you want. Not to mention it has an animated movie based on it which Cartoon Network regularly plays.

4. “The Chipmunk Song”

Regardless of your personal views on Alvin, Theodore, and Simon, you have to agree this song perfectly captures the excitement that comes with Christmas morning.

5. “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses

Literally had never heard of this song until a couple of years ago, but it's such a bop.

6. “Christmas In Killarney”

It has the classic Christmas carol tone to match some of the most famous songs, but with a little bit of an Irish twist.

7. “I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas”

Okay but seriously why isn't this played more often? I could not have been the only child that thought a hippopotamus was a good Christmas gift. I'm dead serious. I even refused to be a sheep in my church's nativity pageant and would only go on stage if I could be a "fuzzy white hippo."

8. “A Marshmallow World” 

It's about food and wintertime more in general, but as a marshmallow enthusiast, I think this is the perfect song to add to your Christmas playlist.

9. “I’m Getting Nuttin’ for Christmas”

Every single child can remember when their parents would threaten no gifts from Santa because they misbehaving so trust me this is a song you'll relate to.

10. “Linus and Lucy” by Vince Guaraldi Trio

I'm not the biggest fan of instrumental tracks, but a song which reminds me of watching the Charlie Brown Christmas special with my family every year is definitely the best.

11. Spongebob’s “The Very First Christmas”

It just really captures the joy of the Christmastime excitement.

12. “Mele Kalikimaka”

My dad and I argue over this song all the time because he just never thinks of Hawaii when he thinks Christmas, but that's the whole point of the song. It's their Christmas song and it is Amazing!

13. “The Hanukkah Song” by Adam Sandler

Well yes, this is technically not a Christmas song at all, but it's a hilarious holiday song for this time of year.

14. “Mary Did You Know”

This is the only religious centered one I have on my list, but again not a traditional song. This one also gets stuck in my head every single time. Pentatonix also has a really amazing version, as one would expect.

15. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”

This one easily falls under the radar when it's such an exciting song. Santa and the mom is the holiday plot twist we're all missing in our lives.

16. “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

This is a charity song Band-Aid has re-releases every 10 years with new singers, but I know I'd never heard of it until One Direction got involved in the newest version in 2014.

17. “Hoping For Snow” by The Vamps

I love when artist release pop Christmas love songs because it's a nice balance between the traditional carol and the type of music I listen to the other 10 months. Yes, I listen to Christmas music for 2 months, and yes I know you're judging me.

I guarantee if you listen to any of these songs you will automatically feel much more jolly this holiday season.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

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    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

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    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

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    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

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    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    I'm Keeping My Christmas Tree Up All Winter And There's Nothing You Can Do About It

    It's the WINTER Season... ;-)

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    I think that my tree would not be considered Christmas-y if the ornaments are taken off and the lights are kept on. I think to just looks wintry. I am also keeping up decorations that say "let it snow", and I am keeping up any snowman without holly berries or presents in their hands.

    The tree looks wintry in my opinion. It looks pretty with the lights and brings the room together. It gives off a warm ambiance, unlike that of fluorescent lighting.

    I've taken all ornaments off except for gold snowflakes and I've left the silver tinsel garland on as well as the lights. It looks wintry to me still. I will probably be taking the whole tree down by the end of this month to prepare for Valentine's Day decorating. (Yes, I pretty much decorate my apartment for every holiday—sue me).

    There's nothing like coming downstairs and seeing those lights sparkling.

    Or coming inside from a dreary, rainy day outside and seeing them light up the room in a calm, warm, and comforting glow.

    Or having a bad day, looking up, and seeing them shine.

    It sort of makes me upset when I come downstairs and see that someone has unplugged them, to be honest.

    I guess they don't see it as I do.

    Pretty, twinkling lights forever!

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