, aka Damian Hess, makes a living rapping about data encryption, rare diseases, video games, and the nerd life. Frontalot describes his music as nerdcore, a genre that inverts "the shame of geekerey...into pride." Dr. Awkward
, a California-based nerdcore rapper, says that people assume nerd rap is a joke: "But it's not really about the juxtaposition of those two worlds -- nerdiness and hip-hop -- it just happens to be nerds expressing themselves through hip-hop."
Music courtesy of Dr. Awkward, MC Frontalot