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.
Baba Brinkman uses hip-hop as a vehicle to communicate science facts while illuminating the origins and complexities of hip-hop culture. Back in 2009 he started with Darwin and Evolution. Nine years later, he raps about consciousness Off-Broadway in New York.
We are proud to feature Baba Brinkman as our artist of the week. In over one and a half decades he has produced 19 albums. That is more than a record per year on average! Much more, with his thematic “literature” and “science rap” Baba has also done ten theatre shows over the time. During March and April, he is performing his newest program The Rap Guide to Consciousness Off-Broadway in New York City.
“Peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman’s latest show, Rap Guide to Consciousness, will soon begin a two month off-Broadway run in NYC, opening on March 1st at the Soho Playhouse!
Rap Guide to Consciousness was written and premiered earlier this year and had a smashing tour of the summer festival circuit. Now the science of not being unconscious will soon be presented in the city that never sleeps.
“He is not the world’s coolest rapper, but he might be the funniest and most well-read. Exercise any free will you have and buy a ticket.” ★ ★ ★ ★ – Evening Standard