I’m a king like Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Barack Obama… Yea. I’m a future president, run and tell your momma…
After fifty-five off-Broadway performances in New York since March 1st, Baba Brinkman took a short break over the past few weeks. He was not leaning back, no, not all. And now Rap Guide to Consciousness continues off-Broadway for another five weeks of fun, music, and education.
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.”
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!