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Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman is a rap artist, science communicator, and founder of Event Rap

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 based in New York since 2011, Baba has toured the world and enjoyed successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and off-Broadway, where he was the 2019 Artist in Residence at Manhattan’s historic Soho Playhouse Theater.

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 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.

Baba founded Event Rap in late 2020 after performing dozens of virtual custom rap gigs during the pandemic, recruiting a team of skilled rappers to deliver the company’s unique set of services.

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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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What a cool idea! Mic drop moments indeed

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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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Baba Brinkman you are a genius of words! Thank you for helping us kick off 2022 in a funky way!

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Stop what you’re doing, and check out this Amazing! “rap up” from Baba Brinkman and Event Rap. 

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What a phenomenal course (w)rap up! Thanks, Socrates Rosenfeld and Baba Brinkman for your incredible visit!

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Purpose people – this purpose rap will blow your mind! A joyful and animating way to spend 7 minutes! Seriously. I mean, not seriously!

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This is amazing! What a way to wRAP up an event! 👏

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This is absolutely fantastic Baba Brinkman✨ . A FIRST for me and so COOL 😎. 

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Absolutely brilliant Baba Brinkman 🙏🏽🙏🏽🌈Thanks😂

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Book Baba Brinkman! Full stop! There’s some magic here! He and the talent he brings to summarize the complexity of our conversations is outstanding!

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