High-pitched and hidden behind his ever-present low-slung black baseball cap, MC Chris is the comic-loving, videogame-playing antithesis of the common conception of rap music. From his beginnings in Cartoon Network's late-night programming, most notably as MC P Pants in stoner favorite Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Chris's natural comedic leanings and lightning-fast flow paved the way for the cult "nerdcore" following, with the Star Wars-centric "Fett's Vette" — a taste of what a collaboration between Mickey Avalon and George Lucas might sound like — and the nerd-girl anthem titled, well, "Nrrrd Grrrl." Despite his lightweight subject matter, MC Chris is a legitimately sharp rapper — albeit one who is perfectly content goofing around over a Casio synth beat.
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