Professor Elemental

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Alter ego of British rapper and comedian Paul Alborough, Professor Elemental (also known as MC Elemental) is a Steampunk musical artist and one of the pioneers of "Chap-Hop." While not the first to mix hip-hop with steampunk, he is apparently the first to put the unique British spin on it that has become known as chap-hop. His character is that of an eccentric upper class Gentleman Adventurer and Mad Scientist from the late 1800s. While his act probably started out as a piss take (he intended to do an album about rappers throughout history), he has become a major sensation in the Steampunk community, and his rap about his love of tea, "Cup of Brown Joy", became a YouTube hit.

Currently[when?] in a rap feud with fellow chap-hop artist Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer, which has gained them both international recognition.


Professor Elemental provides examples of the following tropes: