Chris Ward

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Chris Ward

Born

9/2/1975, Chicago, IL

Birth Name

Christopher Ward

Gender

Male

Also Known As

mc chris
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Biography

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Chris Ward otherwise known as mc chris (always free from punctuation and capitalization), is a voice actor, rapper and improvisational comedian born in Libertyville, Illinois. His trademarks include the synthesis of his "geek" heritage with the "gangster" image associated with hip hop artists, and the high pitch of…more

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Prior to the Transformers screening that he brought his audience to on July 3rd, 2007 in Eugene, Oregon, mc chris announced that his albums would no longer be available for purchase through major markets (such as iTunes or even his own web site), making them exclusively available at his concerts. He is, however, encouraging pirating and burning of his previous albums to create higher popularity for himself when he does tours or releases future albums.

    • The song, "Townie," from Dungeon Master of Ceremonies contains the lyrics, "I roll back my eyes, clear my mind and proceed, paint a picture-perfect world called the house of mc." This a reference to the 2005 Marvel comics event "House of M" in which the Scarlet Witch created a "perfect" world for herself and all of the superheroes.

    • mc chris is featured in the song "Be Together" by Attention Deficit.

    • In January of 2006, mc chris was a nominee for Spin Magazine's online "Band of the Year" contest. The voting was shut down for maintenance after fans of the band he was put against, Demander, used voting bots to stack the odds in their favor; when the site came back online Demander was declared the winner. Following the announcement of the results, Demander made it clear that they did not support what the fans did, and even went as far as to admit that they did not think they would have beaten mc chris without the vote hacking.

    • In June of 2007, mc chris announced on his official message board that he will return to Adult Swim with his new project "Battle Hi". The project, however, is tentative (scheduled to premiere in early 2010).

    • If a mc chris show coincides with a big "geek" movie premiere night (Star Wars III, Fantastic Four 2, etc.), mc chris is occasionally known to take the entire audience out to a late-night showing of the movie after the concert.

    • In the June 2007 volume of Playboy, Chris was on a page of the magazine. The title has something along the lines of "keeping it real without a record deal", this is false since he has his own record label since 2006.

    • Bad Runner has clips from Blade Runner.

    • The song Townie, is a reference to the scene in The Muppet Movie when Fozzie and Kermit meet Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem.

    • On the original Eating's not Cheating album, a sample of the song Return of the Fly was used in the song Evergreen.

    • The line from Alan Alda's commercial for the Atari Personal Computer is the intro to mc chris ownz.

    • mc chris used to perform with The Lee Majors.

    • Chris was on Gamespot's After Hours.

    • mc chris plays the role of Satan in the song "The Roommate From Hell" by MC Lars.

    • mc chris was inducted into the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers.

    • There is another Chris Ward, who writes for Wizard Magazine, and they get mistaken a lot.

    • The theme song from Gauntlet is the music in the song Tussin.

    • Chris went to the same high school as Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine guitarist, and they performed together at SXSW '07.

    • Blastic is about the American Express Centurion Card.

    • The dog bark at the end of "robotdog" appears at 1:42 in the song, "blastic" (when he mentions his dog).

    • His next album, Six Feet Under and Rising, is scheduled for a 2007 release.

    • mc chris has an appearance on fellow rapper MC Lars' album, The Graduate, playing an annoying college roommate on the track "The Roommate From Hell".

    • MC Chris contributed a track to the online music game Flash Flash Revolution.

    • mc chris has toured throughout the continental United States in an effort to expose all of America to the growing genre of nerdcore rap. He also encourages fans to mix his songs and play their own role in the growth of what is a relatively new genre.

    • mc chris hopes to be featured in the motion picture for the Adult Swim show, Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

    • mc chris has released four albums, his first 2001 album, Life's a Bitch and I'm Her Pimp, is downloadable for free at his website.

    • He is currently signed on the indie label jet pack industries as well as DC Flag Records.

    • He is often know as the geeky Eminem.

    • Enjoys performing improv comedy.

  • Quotes

    • Chris: My generation is into the web, toys, and video games and that's what I rap about.

    • Chris: My friends are like, "You gotta play this game! You go to Steamboat Willy world! You go to Tron world! You go to Mulan's home town, you don't even know if you wanna do that but its so fun you wanna go back!"

    • Chris: So I've been playing Kingdom Hearts 2. For those of you who don't know what Kingdom Hearts 2 is. Basically Final Fantasy and Disney decide to get together and fuck and have a fucked up flipper baby, but I masturbate to fucked up flipper baby porn so this works out perfect for me.

    • Chris: Bitch this ain't no cut scene! Press A! Press A!

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