The Nerdcore subculture is considered by most to be a niche genre, hardly ever getting any mainstream exposure; however, nerds will often find styles and topics with which they can identify. The classification of Nerdcore music is not tethered instrumentally or even lyrically, rather it is decided by the artists themselves to proudly don the label and give birth to a Nerdcore virtuoso.  For example, “Weird Al” Yankovich, no matter how white and nerdy his stylings may be, is not nerd core.  Don’t expect second-rate results from these artists, either. They are professionals whose careers rely on witty lyrical flow coupled with fine instrumentals(some more familiar than others, as theyíve been remixed from classic 8-bit games).  Odds are, if you’ve come to this site, the following artists will have some topics of interest: MC Frontalot, MC Chris, MC Lars, Optimus Rhyme, and Shaffer the Darklord(Std.).  These are just a few prominent artists of the subculture.  In the words of The Father of Nerdcore MC Frontalot, “ìf the Nerdcore could rise up, it could get elevated

Randall Spiess

During my incubation period, the world could barely withstand the strain as it shook with anticipation. My arrival was met with devastation to Mexico and Argentina via earthquake, Canada was ripped through by a swarm of tornadoes, and Hurricane Gloria mangled the east coast of North America. It was as though the elements were sounding the arrival of their king with all the vigor they could muster. Pleased to meet you, won't you guess my name?