Trailer for Nerdcore Rising.

The documentary Nerdcore Rising investigates the newest, wave of hip-hop, nerdcore, as it follows the godfather of the genre, MC Frontalot, on his first national tour. Beginning in South Carolina and culminating in nerd mecca - the Penny Arcade Gaming Convention in Seattle - masses of fans across the country come out to bask in the Front's geek glory as he strives to achieve mainstream success.

Frontalot fanatics are the real stars of the film. They are hackers and gamers, bloggers and podcasters, they play World of Warcraft, live virtually in Second Life, and of course, they love nerdcore hip hop. In short, they are hardcore nerds, and together, they illustrate the funny, fascinating, and unapologetically uncool cultural phenomenon that is nerdcore.

Film Info

2 min 50 sec Duration
  • Posted: October 18, 2010
  • Director: Negin Farsad
  • Writer: Negin Farsad
  • Studio: Independent
  • Release: April 10, 2008
  • Cast: Damian Hess

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