Rich the Kid releases his debut album on March 30 after signing to Interscope Records last summer. The World is Yours is available on all major streaming platforms, including free streaming on Bandcamp and SoundCloud.
There’s a brand new Hip-Hop production by Don Ga∂y from Charleston, South Carolina. The seven tracks on the album Salvador are made of “sound the blind can taste.”
Another fantastic collection of hot Reggae talents by Giddimani Records, Anti-Racism Riddim, will be released on March 30.
Do we have a soul? And if not, can we at least still have soulful music? Baba Brinkman asks a lot of questions in The Rap Guide To Consciousness. In his Science Rap songs and the Off-Broadway show, he provides a ton of background information. Yet he still lets it up to you to answer.
With Bob Dylan winning the Nobel prize for literature in 2017, it is finally official that song lyrics are literature. Well, not all of course, but still. What can be said for a song text in general, is even more true with rap music. Our artist of the week, Baba Brinkman, is proof in several ways.
This week’s featured artist Baba Brinkman has a rich discography. Since 2004, he has a total of 23 releases. On top of that, he also produced 10 theatre shows, wrote a book and several articles, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Master of Arts degree in Comparative Literature, and also studied human evolution and primatology. A productive man indeed!
In 2014 and 2015, our featured artist Baba Brinkman realized his Rap Guide to Religion. It’s one part rap concert, one part comedy and one part TED talk. Most of all, it’s science explained in a very modern and entertaining manner. It has already been the third of Baba’s Rap Guides, his fifth and newest is playing at the Soho Playhouse in New York during all of March and April.
Baba Brinkman, the Canadian rapper, science communicator, award-winning hip-hop playwright, and our artist of the week, is best known for his “Rap Guide” series of science-themed plays and albums, a genre called Science Rap. During all of March and April, you can see him on stage at the Soho Playhouse in New York performing his Rap Guide to Consciousness.