[We’re running out of season! Reblog or retweet or use #weezyxmas to cast your vote.]
This should be easy to argue:
A. Weezy is among the most distinctive singers of the last 20 years
I don’t care how much auto-tune is involved. You just can’t deny the sheer emotive magnetism of Lil Wayne’s whirling, madcap vocals. Observe:
B. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” is among the most distinctive holiday originals of the last 20 years
That bridge alone excuses the glossy faux-motown production. Observe:
C. Combined, the two would yield a blast of such festive perfection that most if not all of North America would be covered with snow by Christmas Day:
Observe this digital rendering for a very modest reflection of the merriment that would ensue:
So now, Wayne, Weezy, @LilTunechi, we turn to you. Please fulfill the Christmas wish of so many: Release your cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You.”
We’ll even make this easy.
xmas movie soundtrack is now available for free streaming or for download through BandCamp. Listen while supplies last.