Music video by RUN-DMC performing Christmas In Hollis. (C) 1987 Arista Records, Inc.
"Christmas in Hollis" is a single by Run-D.M.C. that was included on two 1987 Christmas compilation albums featuring various artists: A Very Special Christmas (A&M 3911) and Christmas Rap (Profile 1247). A&M Records originally released the song as a single in 1987 off of the A Very Special Christmas album. The track was produced by the group along with Rick Rubin, and has become very popular during the holiday season. It reached number 78 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in 2000, 13 years after it was first released.
The track samples Clarence Carter's 1968 holiday song "Back Door Santa".
The song was featured near the beginning of the 1988 action film Die Hard, as well as in the 1996 comedy film Jingle All The Way. It was also used in the 2007 Chuck episode "Chuck Versus the Crown Vic".
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