DaRapNerd -The Rap Nerd-Emcee, Producer, Musician, Mentor, Philanthropist, Nerd, Activist - DaRapNerd aka Orion Pax aka Wordy aka The Black Wookie aka Darealwordsound aka the guy with so many names; is from Fairfield/ Suisun, CA. He now lives in Vacaville, CA but is always in a new city somewhere working with someone.
DaRapNerd is an Emcee, Producer, Musician, Mentor, Philanthropist and founder of the new Indie Label "There Goes Ya Neighborhood" (TGYN); which houses new artist such as Forcee the kid and The Philharmonik. DaRapNerd has self-booked and promoted 4 out of state tours since 2014. He has extended his fan base into Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. In 2016 he performed at SXSW and was on the Van's Warp Tour with H2Flow as DJ and emcee at Pomona and Las Vegas. DaRapNerd has opened for major underground to up-in-coming artist such as; Mega Ran, Richie Branson, Homeboy Sandman, Mr. Lif, Dibia$e, Reverie & Louden Beats, Charlie Muscle, Chino XL, Lucky I AM (Living Legends), Del The Funky Homosapien, The Artifacts (El da Sensei & Tame One), EDO.G, The Slants, & Fresh Kils, Noa James, King Dice, JIG, West Coast Avengers.
DaRapNerd is known outside of music for being an active member with Today's Future Sound and FME After School which empowers, educates, and encourages Bay Area youth in the creative arts and alternative sports. DaRapNerd also co-started "Words for the Kids" which is a non-profit that raises money for Foster Youth during the holiday season. This year, he expanded his philanthropy by working more with Heads Up Oakland and 1st Fam Family First, teaching and helping organizing alternative summer activities for Bay Area youth.
DaRapNerd is a nerd who loves Hip Hop and people. He is an artist' artist and a nerds nerd. With 3 Mix Tapes and 4 Instrumental albums, DaRapNerd continues to expand his audience and promote positivity.