Tuesday, March 05, 2013
NPR Science Friday featured rapper MC Frontalot (Damian Hess '96) and his genre--'Nerdcore'-- on March 1, 2013. Frontalot was also highlighted in the video "Talk Nerdy to Me" on the radio show's website.
MC Frontalot, aka Damian Hess, makes a living rapping about data encryption, rare diseases, video games and the nerd life. He describes Nerdcore, his name for the genre, as ‘the inversion of the shame of geekery... into pride.’
Frontalot joins Ira Flatow and Flora Lichtman to chat about the intersection of nerdiness and hip-hop and shares some of his songs.
Listen to the show here...
Image: from NPR Science Friday.
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