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GR3YS0N – Vibes From The 545

- September 22nd, 2020 |

From his days as NyteXing when he released No Masters 3 (which we reviewed by the way), he has been a unique gem in a field mostly dominated by the likes of MC Frontalot, Schaffer the Darklord, None Like Joshua and MC Lars who honestly speaking are alright (except for Mega Ran, Sammus and Dual […]

Sammus – Pieces in Space

- June 24th, 2020 |

My folks fresh off the plane, they both weathered the pain/With postcards and they prayin’ for some post stars. Sammus – Childhood The mind of a person is often hard to understand, often or not people don’t know what’s going on until it’s too late and most people tend to stay away from the unknown […]

Mega Ran: A legend in his own right

- April 24th, 2020 |

Mega Ran aka Raheem Jarbo is a nerd legend in his own right, appearing in every sector of mainstream pop culture. From SYFY to WWE, he is visible as the creator of his own destiny and his force is such a presence that even fans outside of the nerdcore circuit have taken notice. He has […]

Dual Core – Next Level

- April 18th, 2020 |

3 years before Dual Core had the number one album on Bandcamp, they released “Next Level”, an album that in chronological order, represented the next step towards their potential but not the final step towards their magnum opus. “Next Level” knew more about itself then say “Lost Reality” or their debut album but it still […]

LEX the Lexicon Artist – Alter Ego

- March 30th, 2020 |

LEX the Lexicon Artist is a relatively known rapper in the nerdcore scene despite her only releasing a small amount of projects. She is one of the notorious ones on the scene, collaborating with a number of artists as well as having a consistent style that throws it back to nerdcore’s old school days. Yes, […]

Kadesh Flow – Motivated

- February 27th, 2020 |

On January 31st, Kadesh Flow dropped his latest EP, Motivated. His latest project plays like a window into his world, giving the listener a glimpse at his drive, perspective, and hopes for the future. There are many artists within the Nerdcore Hip-Hop space today pushing the envelope of the genre. ‘Desh is certainly one of them. […]

GR3YS0N (F.K.A. NyteXing) – No Masters 3

- January 28th, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The following consists of two reviews. One from T. Karras published 01/28/2020 and one from Jesse Curtis published 02/28/2020. T. Karras: It took me too long to get back to the mission/but the gem’s in your mind so you can get the vision. NyteXing – Preaching East coast hip-hop had always had a […]

Ultraklystron – Variable Undefined

- January 24th, 2020 |

Panic attackin not breathin’, innocence lost got me grievin’/Warmth ends up very decievin’, everything seems so indecent Ultraklystron – Shadows of My Heart Nerdcore is a subgenre of hip-hop that is home to an infinite amount of possibilities from the production style to the rhyming structures. There is no limits when it comes to artistic […]

MC Frontalot – Net Split or, the Fathomless Heartbreak of Online Itself

- January 22nd, 2020 |

Sometimes I look back on our earliest love affairs/I had so many hairs, and you were made of everyone everywhere, or so I imagined… MC Frontalot – Internet Sucks Early in history, the internet was a friendly place where people could interact and communicate based on interests or hobbies that they shared. It was like […]

Dual Core – All the Things

- January 17th, 2020 |

Like yo dawg, inception is profound; we heard you like rap, we came back with a better sound. Dual Core – Go Figure (feat. More or Les, Ghettosocks, Timbuktu) When Dual Core emerged in the scene in 2007, they were refreshing and interesting with their initial style. With each subsequent album, they grew and evolved […]

Kordlyss – Cool Edit Pro 2.1

- January 17th, 2020 |

In Cool Edit Pro 2.1, Kordlyss shows that he still has bars and skill to spare. However, the album does little to push the genre forward.

On Location: MC Chris/Shubzilla/Bill Beats U.S. Tour

- December 8th, 2019 |

The current nationwide tour featuring nerdcore rapper mc chris, with opening act Shubzilla and Bill Beats, is currently on its second leg, wrapping up in Los Angeles, CA, on Dec. 15th. This go-around has been anything but smooth for mc chris, especially after taking on the booking, finances, and promotion himself. However, with an army […]

Mega Ran Announces Tour With Mickey Factz And Alfred Banks

- October 23rd, 2019 |

Teacher, hero, and rapper Mega Ran has released his final tour dates of 2019. It’s a great time of year to be a nerdcore fan, as many artists hit the road to reach as many fans as possible before the holidays. Like mc chris, MC Lars, and others, Ran is no exception. He will tour […]

MC Lars Is Going On Tour With Okily Dokily

- September 29th, 2019 |

It is perhaps one of the greatest team-ups in nerdcore history. MC Lars is going on tour with Okily Dokily. Dubbed “The Crossover Episode Tour,” Lars and O.D. are playing a set of dates on the west coast together. Lars is the king of lit-hop. Okily Dokily is the ultimate Ned Flanders tribute band. Their […]

mc chris Is Touring With Shubzilla and Bill Beats (Updated)

- September 26th, 2019 |

Update (11/26): I will be at the show at Scout Bar in Houston, TX on 12/2! I’ll be in my Nodball shirt with my camera, so say hi if you see me! I will be trying to get some time with the artists as well, so look forward to a story on the concert after the […]

A Nerdcore Album Just Made The Grammy Shortlist

- September 26th, 2019 |

Mc Lars and Mega Ran’s latest collaboration, The Dewey Decibel System Just made the shortlist for a Grammy nomination in the “best children’s music album” category. Let that sink in. A nerdcore album just made the Grammy shortlist. Granted, it’s not a win. Technically, it’s not even a nomination. What it does mean, is they’ve made it […]

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