Listen to MC Lars & Mega Ran's Latest Literary Bop SLEEPY HOLLOW

Listen to MC Lars & Mega Ran's Latest Literary Bop SLEEPY HOLLOW

Always pushing boundaries, nerdcore rappers MC LARS & MEGA RAN (whose collective collaboration list includes songs with "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC, KRS-ONE, MIKE EAGLE and KOOL KEITH, amongst others) tell the story of WASHINGTON IRVING'S classic Legend of Sleepy Hollow on "Sleepy Hollow," the fifth single from their upcoming album The Dewey Decibel System. With a beat by Brooklyn producer RICH MATTHEW (whose credits include work for SOUL COUGHING'S MIKE DOUGHTY, RiFF RAFF, and DE LA SOUL), this song channels the energy of RUN THE JEWELSwith the storytelling skills of SLICK RICK, putting a modern twist on the American classic, while referencing BROTHER ALI, the INSANE CLOWN POSSE and the DISNEY classic film.

Listen to "Sleepy Hollow"

Funded entirely through Kickstarter, The Dewey Decibel System sees Mega Ran and MC Lars rapping about everyone from Edgar Allan Poe to William Shakespeare to Ta-Nehisi Coates. The fourteen-track album also features collaborations with Jill Sobule, Bowling for Soup's Jaret Reddick, YouTube legendDan Bull, nerdcore pioneer MC Frontalot, Mello Music's Quelle Chris, A$AP Rocky producerCharlie Mumbles, and Akon producer Matt Weiss, amongst others.

Mega Ran and MC Lars are no strangers to the rap game. Both hosts of respective podcasts, Mega Ran is a 2019 Guinness World Record holder, and has found success playing huge festivals, conventions, professional wrestling events and has toured the world alongside Lars, across the UK, Europe and Japan (where Mega Ran has built a dedicated following in the "chip-hop" community, merging 8-bit beats with unparalleled lyricism). MC Lars has hosted two TEDx talks, premiered a song at Carnegie Hall, survived three complete Warped Tours, opened for Snoop Dogg, and collaborated with "Weird Al" Yankovic and KRS-One.

Mega Ran & MC Lars
April 30 @ The Aquarium in Fargo, ND
May 1 @ Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis, MN
May 2 @ Colectivo Coffee Lakefront in Milwaukee, WI
May 3 @ Cobra Lounge in Chicago, IL
May 4 @ The Pike Room in Detroit, MI
May 5 @ Mahall's in Lakewood, OH
May 7 @ The Bug Jar in Rochester, NY
May 8 @ Rumba Café in Columbus, OH
May 9 @ Smiling Moose in Pittsburgh, PA
May 10 @ True Music Room in Nashville, TN
May 11 @ Heady.Made.Weird in Birmingham, AL
May 12 @ Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, NC
May 13 @ Smith's Olde Bar in Atlanta, GA
May 14 @ The High Dive in Gainesville, FL
May 15 @ Respectable Street in West Palm Beach, FL
May 16 @ The Geek Easy in Winter Park, FL
June 8 @ Brighton Music Hall in Boston, MA ##

## - Only MC Lars



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