Snoop Dogg's Profane, Ecumenical, Pepsi-Shilling Rendition of ''Twas the Night Before Christmas'

This Christmas season has brought us many updates of holiday classics, from Christmas Vacation reimagined as Inception to "The Gift of the Magi" reinvented as a Glee plotline.

And now we have Snoop Dogg's rendition of "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (better known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"). His version—recorded as a Pepsi Max ad—includes cursing, a reference to fellow musician Beck (Santa brings little Calvin "two turntables and a microphone"), and a shout-out to those who don't celebrate Christmas ("to them I say, 'Mazel tov'"):

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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