Did you know the Oakland rapper Casual is actually Santa Claus? Yes, he is. The Fat Man in the White Suit is real, living on the warm side of the Bay, and has been hanging out with the Hieroglyphics crew. Proof has arrived today, in the new form of a song in which the rapper Casual admits that he is the real Mr. Claus. Its title: “Santa Claus.” Its placement: First on a new four-song EP. The opening track is more than a little goofy, though it's also filled with good rapping and a lovely jazz guitar sample.
But that is all to be expected. Though he's very busy delivering presents around this time of year, Casual is also a #RapGod, remember: