Mega Ran

Mega Ran - Splash Woman

"He's proven he can excel in storytelling, punchlines, poignancy,

freestyling and, well, pretty much any other way you can measure an MC."

-LA Weekly

"Meet your new favorite rapper." -Noisey

Mega Ran (fka Random) is probably best known for

releasing "Mega Ran," a video game tribute album that caught the attention

of international game developer CAPCOM, who offered Ran an

unprecedented licensing agreement. He's gone on to land viral successes with tracks with the WWE,ESPN, ABC and more, with timely, intelligent dedications to his favorite things.

Arguably the world's most well known video-game influenced performance

artist, the former teacher's high-energy shows and fun, nerdy persona have

led to world tours, festival and video game tournament performances, and a

legion of smart art fans he calls "Team Mega."

I'm 2016 Mega Ran's "RNDM" album debuted on Billboard and increased his already insane workload by dropping exclusive tracks monthly on Patreon while touring the world.

Ran continues to bend genre definitions and reality with each release, and

the sky is the limit. Ran may have traded in the chalk for the microphone,

but every song, every lyric, and every appearance is a lesson. School is in.


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Events featuring Mega Ran

Mar 19, 2017
12:20am — 12:50am
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