From http://sxsw.com/node/5019 :
Wednesday, March 17 2010 panel "Nerdcore 101", with Canadian rap legend Jesse Dangerously moderating. Joining Jesse to discuss the world of nerdcore were artist Random aka Mega Ran, rapper, hacker and Internet entrepreneur YTCracker, and the original mastermind of Nerdcore Hip-Hop MC Frontalot.
Who says nerds can’t rap? Through harnessing the power of the Internet and rapping from the heart about what’s really meaningful to them, these artists have made a name for themselves without following the traditional music business model. Listen here, and find out about the origins of nerdcore and where artists see themselves going forward.