Baba Brinkman presents a hip-hop tour of modern evolutionary biology, winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award in Edinburgh and nominated for a Drama Desk Award off-Broadway. More…
Baba Brinkman combines the skills and charisma of a rapper with the precision of a scientist, offering deep insights into human nature and the origins of all living things, including rappers.
"Filled with complex ideas, engaging wit, and a high-energy beat that will leave you thoroughly enthralled, entertained, and educated...Brinkman concludes with a question-and-answer segment...which he then spontaneously incorporates into a final freestyle rap. So if you weren’t already blown away by his astonishingly fast-paced and flawless performance, sharp intellect, and natural charisma, this should accelerate your evolution into a full-fledged fan." Full Review
See it if You want a thought provoking way to think about life. Baba brings an amazingly trendy way to enjoy many different avenues of this world
Don't see it if If you don't like rap nor can comprehend intelligence
See it if You are a bio nerd, you appreciate intelligence, you like being challenged, you are a rap fan or you’re a wannabe rap god!
Don't see it if You are dim witted, you have a hard time listening to rap, even mild audience participation makes you uncomfortable.
See it if You enjoy rap, evolution, deep conversation and/or want to be entertained. Baba is a genius, I’ve see Rap Guide to Consciousness also great.
Don't see it if Nothing bad to say, it’s a must see. Looking forward to the other versions of Rap Guide.
See it if My whole family loves Baba - we see every show, even my rap-hating husband. Brilliant at conveying complex science but fun & funny
Don't see it if you aren't interested in evolution or in learning something. Or if you want a story or a full cast. Or you cannot imagine ever liking rap
See it if u want to see a smart, original, well-researched, inventive, entertaining, accessible (& one-sided) hip-hop TED Talk on Darwinism/Globalism.
Don't see it if you're a hardcore creationists (whose views are peremptorily dismissed very early in the show); you like to sleep with mean people.
See it if you are a rapping fan and want it based on serious content. Ingenious creativity, word-play and unique show but you gotta love rapping.
Don't see it if Don't like hip-hop rap or want to just sit back and be entertained; it takes some effort to listen to everything and absorb it but worth it
See it if you want to see a brilliant presentation about evolution and Charles Darwin, exquisitely researched told in rap style/ multi-media format.
Don't see it if you have no interest in evolution and are not ready to listen to a very fast-paced performance; dislike solo performance shows.
See it if you are curious about the intersection of theatre, scientific research & analysis, and hip hop culture.
Don't see it if you're averse to waving your arms around like you just don't care, participating in call & response, and staying for a Q & A with the artist
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