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Race Wars: Big Nerdcore Rap Tour

8 September 2011 by

Do you remember mc chris from various Adult Swim cartoons and his song “”Fett’s Vette”? Well he’s going on 40+ US tour this fall. He hand-picked three other top nerdcore rappers to join him on this tour.

mc chris (Chris Ward) came to national fame by appearing and working on Adult Swim shows Sealab 2021 (Hesh), Aqua Teen Hunger Force (MC Pee Pants/Sir Loin), Brak Show (writer), Space Ghost (writer), and more. His song “Hoodie Ninja” is in the new Honda commercial. He is currently working on creating his own cartoon which raised the needed funds through kickstarter. While one of the most familiar faces in nerdcore hip hop, he has had a bit of love/hate relationship with the genre. His latest album Race Wars comes out on September 2nd.

MC Lars (Andrew Nielsen) the self-proclaimed originator of “post-punk laptop rap” after declaring “nerdcore was dead.” His music covers all kinds of different geeky topis: Shakespeare, Edgar Poe, iGeneration, Hot Topic, giant robots, video games. He has recorded for companies in the USA, UK, Japan, and Australia. He has had his music appear on the Australia Singles Chart, on the Dr. Demento’s show and is a member of the Funny Music Project (FuMP). His latest albums Lar’s Attack will be available on September 6th.

Random aka Mega Ran (Raheem Jarbo) is best known for his first Mega Ran album where he rapped over samples from the first eight Mega Man games. This lead to him getting a deal with Capcom. He has also produced a second Mega Ran album (Mega Ran 9), NES video games (Forever Famicom), and Final Fantasy VII (Black Materia). His music has appeared on TNA wrestling, ABC’s 20/20 and Portlandia, and Second Skin. His He left his teacher job this year to focus on his music career. His latest album Mega Ran 10 will be coming out on November 11th.

Adam Warrock this former lawyer is the foremost comic book rapper. His music includes the concept album War for Infinity inspired by Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet saga, the West Coast Avengers Mixtape, Oni Press mixtape, and the latest album This Man… This Emcee. His single “Ira Glass” has been played on PRI and NPR along with podcasts and radio stations nationwide. One of his most popular songs is “Never Watch Doctor Who” about the fact he has not watched any Doctor Who. This latest project is Browncoats Mixtape about Firefly/Serenity out on September 27th.

Dates for the tour are below:

Thu Sept 08, 2011 The Intersection (Front Room) Grand Rapids MI
Fri Sept 09, 2011 The Vernon Club Louisville KY
Sat Sept 10, 2011 The Middlewest Fest – the Egyptian Dekalb IL
Sun Sept 11, 2011 Blind Pig Ann Arbor MI
Mon Sept 12, 2011 The Cactus Club Milwaukee WI
Tue Sept 13, 2011 The Street Entry Minneapolis MN
Thu Sept 15, 2011 Subterranean Chicago IL
Fri Sept 16, 2011 Inferno Nightclub Madison WI
Sat Sept 17, 2011 Blue Moose Tap House Iowa City IA
Sun Sept 18, 2011 The Waiting Room Omaha NE
Tue Sept 20, 2011 Marquis Theatre Denver CO
Wed Sept 21, 2011 Kilby Court Salt Lake City UT
Thu Sept 22, 2011 Neurolux Boise ID
Fri Sept 23, 2011 El Corazon Seattle WA
Sat Sept 24, 2011 Hawthorne Theater Portland OR
Sun Sept 25, 2011 Slim’s San Francisco CA
Mon Sept 26, 2011 The Catalyst Atrium Santa Cruz CA
Tue Sept 27, 2011 The Troubadour West Hollywood CA
Wed Sept 28, 2011 SLO Brewing Company San Luis Obispo CA
Thu Sept 29, 2011 The Ruby Room San Diego CA
Fri Sept 30, 2011 Martini Ranch Scottsdale AZ
Sun Oct 02, 2011 The Convervatory Oklahoma City OK
Mon Oct 03, 2011 Fitzgerald’s Houston TX
Tue Oct 04, 2011 Emo’s Alternative Lodging (Indoor) Austin TX
Thu Oct 06, 2011 Granada Lawrence KS
Fri Oct 07, 2011 Mojo’s Columbia MO
Sat Oct 08, 2011 Juanita’s Little Rock AR
Sun Oct 09, 2011 BottleTree Birmingham AL
Mon Oct 10, 2011 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge LA
Wed Oct 12, 2011 The Social Orlando FL
Thu Oct 13, 2011 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville FL
Fri Oct 14, 2011 New Brookland Tavern West Columbia SC
Sat Oct 15, 2011 The Drunken Unicorn Atlanta GA
Sun Oct 16, 2011 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro NC
Mon Oct 17, 2011 The Ottobar Baltimore MD
Wed Oct 19, 2011 First Unitarian Church Philadelphia PA
Fri Oct 21, 2011 The Asylum Portland ME
Sat Oct 22, 2011 Higher Ground South Burlington VT
Mon Oct 24, 2011 Wescott Theater Syracuse NY
Wed Oct 26, 2011 Mohawk Place Buffalo NY
Thu Oct 27, 2011 Pearl Street Northampton MA
Sat Oct 29, 2011 The Knitting Factory Brooklyn NY


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