VF Live: Tone B. Nimble's Christmas Special



With yuletide funkiness from Mary J. Blige, Alexander O’Neal, James Brown, The Cold Crew, and more.

In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios – for intimate mixes and performances.

For Tone B. Nimble’s latest set, he dips into Christmas records from his collection, spanning from funk and soul to gospel and hip-hop, as well as selects from Chicago’s Conservatory Vintage and Vinyl.

Watch and listen to the set above, check out the tracklist below.


1. Alexander O’Neal – Our First Christmas
2. Mary J. Blige – Christmas in the City
3. Blu & Exile – Christmas Missed Us
4. Le’Trell – Silva Bells
5. The Cold Crew – Rappin’ Christmas
6. The J-P-C Gang – Christmas Delight 80
7. Funk Machine – Soul Santa
8. Electric Jungle – Funky Funky Christmas
9. The Rev. T.L. Barrett & The Youth For Christ Choir – “Jingle Bells”
10. James Brown – Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto
11. The Harvey Averne Band – Let’s Get It Together This Christmas
12. Jenny Pakeera – Happy Holiday
13. Mary Love-Comer – This Christmas I’m Saved
14. Sing A Christmas Song
15. Joseph Washington Jr. – Shopping
16. The Gospel Keynotes – Rise Up Shepherd