Revenge of the Nerd Tour 2 featuring MC Chris
plus Dr. Awkward / Jesse Dangerously / Tribe One
Friday, Sep 06, 2013 6:45 PM EDT
(6:30 PM Doors)
Santos Party House, New York, NY
:: MC Chris ::
MC Chris is a cartoon making rapper that helped start Adult Swim as an animator, writer, voice actor, song writer and on air producer. He's been touring the country for 8 years and making albums for 12. From the suburbs of Chicago he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a graduate of dramatic writing at Tisch at NYU. He studied with the Upright Citizens Brigade and worked on Michael Moore's The Awful Truth before being discovered by Adult Swim one year before its launch.
You might know him from Aqua Teen Hunger Force as MC Pee Pants or young Carl. He also was animator for the show and composed four songs, one of which, "I Want Candy" was featured in both the show and the Aqua Teen Hunger Force Movie. He also was in the ATHF video game.
mc chris starred in Sealab 2021 as Hesh and various other characters. And there he was also a writer and head animator.
He starred in The Brak Show where he was animator, sound editor and book keeper. He penned two episodes one of which was a rap musical starring Cee-Lo Green.
Besides being an on-air producer producing the first spots for Family Guy, Futurama and Robot Chicken, mc starred in over 50 cartoons for AS as well as four different pilots, Welcome to Eltingville, Cheyenne Cinnamon, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell and Tight Bros.
Lately he's been doing a lot of work with Kevin Smith. You might have heard his song, "fett's vette" in "Zak and Miri Make a Porno," or one of his many Smodcast themes, including the intro to "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" which is featured on the DVD and Netflix. Most recently he composed two songs for "Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie," including the Bluntman and Chronic theme song and the closing credits song, "Fuck a Critic in the Mouth."
His song "hoodie ninja" was featured in a national Honda commercial as well as America's Funniest Home Videos.
Now mc is working on his own cartoon with Titmouse Productions (Venture Brothers, Metalocalypse) and after kickstartering $65K in 2011 for a six minute pitch he's now going to raise an additional amount to finish the first episode.
His fanbase of over 200,000 loyal die hard followers is always eager to consume his latest offering, which includes a sequel to his popular children's album, "Marshmellow Playground" and his 8th full length album, "mc chris foreverrr." His style of music has spawned the genre of music known as "nerdcore." He's collaborated with Andrew WK, Talib Kweli, Childish Gambino and Kitty Pryde.
He will be on a nationwide tour this summer.