Minneapolis rap quartet 3DC releases 12th Day of Christmas video - KMSP-TV

Minneapolis rap quartet 3DC releases 12th Day of Christmas video

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The music video for "Hot Cheetos and Takis" has nearly 8 million views on YouTube since its debut in the summer of 2012, and one of the miniature Minnesota maestros involved now has a new one to unveil.

The video for the song "12th Day of Christmas" debuted on Wednesday, and features one of the young rappers who earned fame by talking up his favorite foods as well as three other boys who are singing about Santa.


WATCH: 12th Day of Christmas on YouTube


D'Anthonie Johnson, part of the rapping quartet called 3DC, the group that rattles off their perfect Christmas wish list with a bit of rhythm and rhyme.

"On the first day of Christmas, I want a shiny PS4. Second day of Christmas, I want Santa to do my chores," Dameon Jones started.

Some of the season's sharpest new gaming systems make the grade, but the best parts aren't things that can be bought.

"Dunking on my brother, that was my favorite part," D'Anthonie Johnson said. "Not everyone

The video was shot in a day, and the boys admit it was a lot of work.

"You've got to think of a lot of ideas," Jones said. "You've got to be real, not fake or nothing."

As the words imply, the video hits its peak on the 12th Day of Christmas -- a giant party with Santa that carries a key message.

"Christmas is about presents, but it's not just about presents," Christopher Barajas said. "It's about being with your family and hanging out and having a good time."

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