Snoop Dogg, DMX, Fifth Harmony, Boyz II Men Performed
Showtime at the Apollo had a Christmas special that might change the way you think of Christmas music. It featured Fifth Harmony, DMX, Snoop Dogg, and was hosted by Steve Harvey and Adrienne Bailon, who also did some singing.
Snoop Dogg and Boyz II Men performed their new song “Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto 2017.” This is an update on Snoop Dogg’s previous song “Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto,” which was in the spirit of the James Brown song of the same title. The stage was filled with presents and an ostentatious Christmas tree. Boyz II Men replaced the original crooner on the track, Nate Dogg. The song can be purchased in the Apple Store.
But the show had to be stolen by what may be the greatest idea for a Christmas song. Rapper DMX performed a rap version of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” with Fifth Harmony providing the vocals. While a 9-year analytical study demonstrated that the most modern Christmas song is Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas,” this new version could give it a run for its money.
Showtime at the Apollo has been famous for its Amateur Night competition and for being a platform for many now established stars. The performance was on Thursday night.