(West Lafayette, IN) While not working on earning his Ph.D. at
Purdue, MC Plus + is recording raps that are mostly related to his
field of study; computer science.
(Colorado Springs, CO) A former hacker who recently composed
an album using nothing but old Nintendo music for beats. A true
Digital Gangster, Yt is backed by The Spamtec Crew.
(Brooklyn, NY) Straight out of Hobbiton, the Lords of the
Rhymes, without question, are the greatest Lord of the Rings
inspired Hip-Hop group ever.
(New York, NY) Geek rap superstar mc chris tours the US several
times a year and has possibly turned on more people to Nerdcore
than any other rapper in the game.
(Kirkland, WA) A staff writer/producer for ToonZone.net, he is
Nerdcore's premiere expert on anime and manga. He's a CS
student but represents the Otaku lifestyle in his work
(San Francisco, CA) A rapper, producer and acclaimed Yo-Yo
master, Doc Pop has become one of the most admired Beat-smiths
(Boston, MA) The alter-ego of web designer who uses a voice
simulator program to create raps that allegedly come directly
from wheelchair-bound physicist Steven Hawking.
(Vancouver, Canada) Quite possibly Canada's first and only
female Nerdcore MC. She is planning a collaboration with famed
Nerdcore producer, Badd Spellah.
(Ft. Worth, TX) As the "The First Lady of Nerdcore" MC Router,
with the aid of her producer T-Byte, strives to keep "Geek Pride"
and the "Gamer Revolution" alive.
(Oceanside, CA) The self-proclaimed "King of the Boss Fights"
released two full length albums in 2007 and has gained notoriety
on the web for his World of Warcraft inspired track, Level Up.
(Halifax, NS) Jesse Dangerously has been Nerdcore since before
the term even existed. In 2005 he was named Nova Scotia's
Urban/Hip Hop Artist of the Year.
(New York, NY) When not competing in StreetFighter II
tournaments in the arcades on NYC's Chinatown, Shael is creating
his own unique brand of Hip-Hop and videogame remixes.
(Vancouver, BC) Unquestionably the scene's premiere producer.
Baddd Spellah has worked with Nerdcore artists great and small
and his music has helped define the sound of the genre.
(Brooklyn, NY) The founder of a style of music he calls
"post-punk laptop rap," MC Lars also is credited as being one of
the very first Nerdcore hip-hop artists.
(Chicago, IL) Though the Former Fat Boys may not look like
stereotypical "geeks" on the inside they are nerds to the core. The
group considers themselves to be "Nerdcore for the masses."
(Baton Rouge, LA) A programmer, writer, rapper, inventor and
hard living street nerd, High-C is the mastermind behind the
world's first Nerdcore Compilation CD.
(San Diego, CA) "Newly born transhumanist and zero day warez
whore" Nomad has traveled the world rapping and attending
sci-fi conventions and comicons.
(Stanford University, CA) Another Ph.D. student who raps about
computer science. Monzy is engaged in a very public feud with MC
(New York, NY) A compatriot of the Lords of the Rhymes, the
Sucklord's Star Wars and LOTR's breakbeat re-mixes and bootleg
action figures have made him an underground icon.
(Seattle, WA) Optimus Rhyme has managed to become one of the
most respected groups in Nerdcore while simultaneously keeping
(Pasco, WA) A web comic artist and podcaster that has created
several geeky rap albums which are available only by download
from his website.
Former Fat Boys
Lords of the Rhymes
MC Plus +