Nerd-rapper mc chris, who was born in Libertyville and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is going on tour with Bitforce and will be in Chicago at Schubas on 4/25. He recently dropped a surprise album The April Fools Collection on Sunday, you can listen here.
Known for being one of the first rappers to focus solely on #NerdLife, mc chris got his start acting, producing, writing, songwriting and being the lead animator for shows on Adult Swim like Sealab 2021, The Brak Show, Space Ghost Coast to Coast and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
Since then he has released seventeen albums and has collaborated with notable rappers and musicians like Talib Kweli, Andrew WK, Cee-Lo, Childish Gambino and Gwar. His music can be heard on TV and movies from Comedy Central’s Broad City and Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance? to Zak and Miri Make a Porno and Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie.
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