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Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman is a rap artist, science communicator, and entrepreneur based in New York, NY.

Areas of Interest

  • Evolution, Technology, Science, Sustainability, Humanism, Psychology, Politics, Medicine
  • Adapting big ideas into rap songs and videos
  • Collective action problems, reconciling private with public interests
  • Masters in English Literature
  • Inventor of new forms

Baba Brinkman is a rap artist and science communicator, best known for his “Rap Guide” series of science-themed plays and albums. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, and now based in New York, Baba has toured the world and enjoyed successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and off-Broadway.

Called “Astonishing and brilliant” by the New York Times, Baba is a Scotsman Fringe First Award winner for Exceptional New Play Writing, and a two-time Drama Desk Award Nominee, for “Outstanding Solo Performance” and “Unique Theatrical Experience”. He has performed live on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and shared stages with science luminaries including Stephen Hawking and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Baba is also a winner of the National Center for Science Education’s “Friend of Darwin Award” for his efforts to popularize evolutionary biology.

During the COVID-19 shutdown of in-person live shows and events, Baba developed the Event Rap platform and services, performing dozens of virtual custom rap gigs and recruiting artists in preparation for the company’s launch in March 2021.

Rap Up Custom Rap Freestyle Set Catalogue Set Emceed Event Rap Workshop

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If you haven’t had Baba come to your conference to do a rap recap, you’re missing out

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Holy moly, Baba, that was incredible. You freaking rocked it. Ours is a nascent industry, and your voice galvanized us together as a community. It was a perfect synthesis of our day.

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Baba’s Rap Up added energy and delight to our 2021 strategy kick-off, bringing a smile to everyone’s face as we concluded the day.

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Hey @BabaBrinkman, I am now watching you watch me. 🙂 So fun to get a shoutout in a science rap!

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An awesome performance and a great way to drive home the learning points and keep folks engaged.

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I was amazed by how Baba managed to condense a jargon-heavy day into a rap that was both insightful and entertaining. I had never seen anything like that before, really enjoyed it!

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I really need @BabaBrinkman to do a rap up of every conference. Thank you for rapping us into the apocalypse.

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