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MC Chris

About

from Libertyville, IL
Hip-Hop R&B
mc chris was an animator on many of the shows you see on Adult Swim. He was writer, actor, songwriter and animator for Sealab 2021, The Brak Show, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. He has also voiced characters on several Adult Swim pilots such as Welcome to Eltingville, Cheyenne Cinnamonn and Tight Bros. He was also a producer of on air content for over a year before leaving Williams Street to pursue a career in music. Read Full Bio

mc chris is a rapper from the suburbs of Chicago. After studying life drawing and art history at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, he transferred to NYU Tisch School of the Arts where he graduated with a BFA in dramatic writing. He later went on to study long form improvisation at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater and has remained involved with the theater for 14 years, making cameos in several variety shows, established improv teams as well as staging his own one man show. He continues to study there and take part.

mc chris was an animator on many of the shows you see on Adult Swim. He was writer, actor, songwriter and animator for Sealab 2021, The Brak Show, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. He has also voiced characters on several Adult Swim pilots such as Welcome to Eltingville, Cheyenne Cinnamonn and Tight Bros. He was also a producer of on air content for over a year before leaving Williams Street to pursue a career in music.

mc has made appearances at Warped Tour, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Nerdapalooza and PAX as well as several conventions including comicons in both San Diego and New York City. He's crossed America countless times touring as a headlining act. He is considered to be one of the originators of a genre of music called nerdcore.

He's collaborated with Talib Kweli, Andrew WK, Cee-Lo and Childish Gambino. His music has been featured in the Kevin Smith movie "Zak and Miri Make a Porno," he has composed several themes for his Smodcast network as well as his live concert "Jay and Silent Bob Get Jobs," and most recently he provided two songs, including the Jay and Silent Bob Theme Song, to Smith's first animated film, "Jay and SIlent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie." mc's song "hoodie ninja" was featured in both a Honda commercial and America's Funniest Home Videos.

mc raises money to fight cancer and cystic fibrosis. Inspired by his nephew who has CF, mc chris and his fans have raised over $100,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The cancer charity is brand new in honor of mc's recently deceased father...
It's been mc chris' lifelong dream to have his own cartoon and he still hasn't given up. Recently, his fans donated over $60,000 to kickstart his dream and now the cartoon can be viewed on YouTube. mc still hopes to finish the last two thirds of the pilot, but in the mean time, continues to tour and release albums. mc chris foreverrr, mc's 8th release comes out in 2014. He's also planning to release a sequel to his successful Gotham themed "Friends" with "Foes," as well a ninth release, a second children's album and a christmas album. mc chris lives in Brooklyn with wife, Alex.

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Jun 13 Houston, TX  
Jun 14 San Antonio, TX  
Jun 15 Dallas, TX  
Jun 17 Albuquerque, NM  
Jun 18 Mesa, AZ  
Jun 19 Las Vegas, NV  
Jun 20 Pomona, CA  
Jun 21 Mountain View, CA  
Jun 22 Ventura, CA  
Jun 25 Chula Vista, CA  
Jun 26 Wheatland, CA  
Jun 28 Southeast Auburn, WA  
Jun 29 Portland, OR  
Jul 02 Maryland Heights, MO  
Jul 03 Noblesville, IN  
Jul 04 Toronto, ON  
Jul 05 Montreal, QC  
Jul 06 Holmdel, NJ  
Jul 08 Darien Center, NY  
Jul 09 Scranton, PA  
Jul 10 Mansfield, MA  
Jul 11 Camden, NJ  
Jul 12 Wantagh, NY  
Jul 13 Hartford, CT  
Jul 15 Burgettstown, PA  
Jul 16 Cincinnati, OH  
Jul 17 Cuyahoga Falls, OH  
Jul 18 Auburn Hills, MI  
Jul 19 Tinley Park, IL  
Jul 20 Shakopee, MN  
Jul 22 Columbia, MD  
Jul 23 Virginia Beach, VA  
Jul 24 Atlanta, GA  
Jul 25 St. Petersburg, FL  
Jul 26 West Palm Beach, FL  
Jul 27 Orlando, FL  
Jul 28 Charlotte, NC  
Jul 29 Nashville, TN  
Jul 30 Milwaukee, WI  
Jul 31 Bonner Springs, KS  
Aug 02 Salt Lake City, UT  
Aug 03 Denver, CO