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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.

Dr. Awkward

Dr. Awkward is back with a project that aims to take you to a whole new place, Hyrule. Fifteen years after the release of "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", Dr. Awkward re-enters the war ravaged world as Link, with "Boy Without a Fairy". The album is a 8 track walk through some of the themes present in the legendary game; sampling the songs that made one of the most memorable soundtracks to date. The production of the album is done by Shag, a man who shares Doc's love for the Nintendo 64 game and Hip Hop, made apparent by his Zelda Beat tapes.

Jesse Dangerously

Jesse Dangerously is an alternative hip hop artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is an active member of the Canadian East Coast music scene through the release of his own albums, appearing as guest vocalist on a large number of recordings by other artists, hosting a weekly radio show, writing a weekly column, and producing beats for other musicians.

Lightning struck, thunder crashed, and TribeOne was born with a smile on his face and a rap in his heart. It took him a few years to figure out how to write and then many more years to figure out how to write a decent rap. But eventually he sorted it all out and his been at it ever since.

Years later, he continues doing the raps, nerdcore and otherwise. He's a man of few words but many names, Dirty South Swamp Thing, Devil Rhymeosaur, Ol' Dirty Batroc.

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mc chris with Dr. Awkward, Jesse Dangerously, Tribe One

Tuesday, September 3 · Doors 8:00 PM / Show 8:30 PM at Cat's Cradle