16 Best Pieces of Christmas Merch for 2016/17
This Christmas season there is more DJ, rapper and musician themed merchandise than ever before. Many such artists have embraced the ugly Christmas sweater!
Tis the season to don gay apparel, deck the halls and go to a lot of holiday parties. Check out these 16 pieces of funny Christmas merchandise from musicians.
1. 2 Chainz – Dabbing Black Santa Ugly Christmas Sweater $50
Last year 2 Chainz’ Dabbing Santa sweaters earned over two million dollars. A portion of the proceeds went to Atlanta based youth organization called T.R.U. Foundation. Now Dabbing Santa is back for Christmastime with 26 new products. The black crewneck starts at $35 during the first week of December, but the price will rise to $50 next week.
2. Beyonce – I Came to Sleigh Cropped Tee $40
Beyonce dropped her I Came to Sleigh All Day line of Christmas merch just in time for the holiday season. Yuletide Beyonce gear includes a matching sweatsuit (sold separately), bootie shorts, tank tops and wrapping paper. The I Came to Sleigh Cropped Tee features the design of a stocking stuffed with lemons, and the back says “I came to sleigh.”
3. Bro Safari – Christmas Sweatshirt $39.99
This Bro Safari ugly Christmas crewneck sweatshirt is 100% cotton. In the spirit of Christmas it portrays a Satanic Bro Safari logo. It’s available now at Merchtable.
4. Daft Punk – Limited Edition White & Gold Robot Helmet Ornament Set $25
If you would like to own the Daft Punk Limited Edition White and Gold Robot Helmet Ornament Set know that it does not ship until February 2017. They are however available to pre-order now for the Daft Punk fanatic in your life. Perfect for Christmas trees and rearview mirrors, they are made from molded resin and electrostatic plated metallic gold.
5. DJ Jesus Christ on Turntable Ugly Christmas Sweater $26
For those that remember what Christmas is really all about, but also like to play music in public, there is the DJ Jesus Christ on Turntable Ugly Christmas Sweater. Made in Japan they come in 13 different colors and are made out of lightweight French terry (100% cotton), which is thicker than a t-shirt but not as heavy as the typical sweatshirt.
6. DJ Khaled – Merry Christmas Card $5
For this year’s Christmas card consider the DJ Khaled Digital Christmas Card. It features DJ Khaled wishing your friends, relatives and clients a Merry Christmas. This is a digital file that you download instantly and print yourself, so no paper is included.
7. Drake – Hotline Bling Ugly Christmas Sweater $25
The Drake Hotline Bling Ugly Christmas Sweater goes great with the Drake Hotline Bling wrapping paper and is for sale now. The ring spun cotton slouchy sweater comes in four colors, including blue, black, red and green. And they have a five star rating on Etsy!
8. Gangsta Wrapper Ugly Christmas Sweater $24
Let the world know how good you are at wrapping presents with the Gangsta Wrapper Ugly Christmas Sweater. The unisex fleece crewneck sweatshirt is double-needle stitched at the neckline, armholes, rib waistband and cuffs. It is digitally printed on comfortable 50/50 cotton polyester fleece.
9. J Dilla – Donuts Ugly Christmas Sweater $31
The J Dilla Donuts Ugly Christmas Sweater is available now from ShirtJerks via Etsy. The design includes a record with a bite taken out of it (the donut), a private jet and an ‘Open 24 Hours’ sign, along with the traditional reindeer and conifers. Each one is hand crafted and made to order, which usually takes one to five days.
10. Have Dillon Francis Ruin Your Stepdad’s Christmas $20,000
For $20,000 Dillon Francis will ruin your stepdad’s Christmas. What a class act! However the terms and conditions do mention that you have to pay for his travel expenses, and he is not obligated to videotape it or do a good job. He also has the right to refuse anyone.
11. Kanye West – ‘Yeezus’ Ugly Christmas Sweater $33
12. Run DMC – Santa Christmas Sweatshirt $32
The Run DMC Santa Christmas Sweater is part of NME Merch’s winter holiday line. The online shop features ugly Christmas jumpers in film, television and music themes. Most of the musical themed Christmas sweaters are rock and metal bands. In addition to Run DMC, there is Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osborne, the Rolling Stones and the Ramones.
13. Run the Jewels – Holiday Sweatshirt $50
Rap group Run the Jewels Holiday Sweatshirt has cheesy commodore-64-like graphics, plus pixelated hearts and reindeer. Designed by Daylight Crew it is based on scenes from the music video for the single “A Christmas Fucking Miracle.” The fleece crew sweat is made from 80/20 cotton polyester.
14. Ugly Holliday DJ Sweater T-shirt $34
The Ugly Holliday (sic) DJ Sweater T-Shirt comes in Alesso, Marshmello and Skrillex; in both black and white. If you choose a white tee the graphic can be printed in red or blue ink as well. The Etsy store notes that this is not official merchandise, but it’s the only Skrillex ugly Christmas sweater t-shirt we could find.
15. Ugly Wu-Tang Christmas Sweater $31
This Wu-Tang ugly Christmas sweatshirt ain’t nothing to mess with during holiday celebrations. Brought to you by ShirtJerks who claim that, “Christmas rules everything around me,” in the item description.
16. Wiz Khalifa – Kneeling Santa Crew $45
A portion of the profits from Wiz Khalifa’s Kneeling Santa Crew go to benefit the Center for Court Innovation, a non-profit dedicated to reforming the prison system. The 80/20 cotton polyester fleece crewneck sweatshirt comes in black, red and green. The kneeling Santa graphic was designed by HSTRY Clothing.
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