Rapper, producer, teacher, gamer, Ivy League Ph.D student—Sammus does it all. The Ithaca native started her career making beats on MTV Music Generator for the PlayStation while she was still in middle school. She graduated to better equipment as she studied at Cornell and taught in Houston. Sammus took her stage name from the classic Metroid because she and the character are women who kick ass in a tough world.
MAGfest will be welcoming back everyone’s favorite Philly-born rap hero, Mega Ran! Raheem Jarbo, aka Mega Ran, is a world-renowned nerdcore rapper, combining hip-hop, chiptune, and video game music into arguably the coolest rap genre out there. He will be joined onstage by special guest performers and frequent collaborators: K-Murdock, SkyBlew, D&D Sluggers, Sammus, KadeshFlow, 1-Up, and more! Continue reading Mega Ran at MAGfest
Dj CUTMAN + Sammus released Nerdcore Instrumentals, seven beats from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night produced by Sammus and remastered by Dj CUTMAN. It’s a name-your-price download from Bandcamp.
Joshua Morse’s Tears of Blood, a remix of Bloody Tears from Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest was posted for free on Overclocked Remix.
Mykah released a Tech House tune, Ghost House, and while it’s not from Castlevania, it’s possibly the spookiest theme from Super Mario World. It’s a free download from his Soundcloud.