mc chris (born Christopher Brendan Ward IV on September 2, 1975, Libertyville, Illinois) is an American rapper, voice actor, writer and improvisational comedian.
He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and New York University's (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts. He self releases with no current record label. mc chris originally performed with The Lee Majors (aka Dirt Bike Annie). Sometimes associated with the genre of nerdcore hip-hop, his trademarks include the synthesis of his "geek" heritage with the "gangster" image associated with hip hop artists, and the high pitch of his voice. He has released five albums, three EPs, one re-release, and a tenth anniversary edition of his recordings with The Lee Majors.
Since August 2010, he has created the theme-song for SModcast, a weekly podcast featuring Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier, as well as the theme-song for Blow Hard, another podcast by Kevin Smith and documentarian Malcolm Ingram, and the theme-song for Bagged & Boarded, Matt Cohen's geek-chat show.