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.
See it if Impressive rhyming. Good music. Some novel ideas, even for someone familiar with the science.
Don't see it if Baba seemed to tiptoe around sensitive topics, worried that he would offend people. Audience participation fell flat.
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'd like a refresher on evolution vs. creationism done with good insight, humor and mostly delivered in rap by a guy who knows his stuff.
Don't see it if you don't like rap or you do not like being challenged with science. There is a little bit of audience participation.
See it if Family man Canadian merges tribalism, natural selection, and genetic rhyming code into one helicoidal lane.Reproductive survival of wittiest
Don't see it if Come to celebrate kinship with primates, but tribal natural selection genetic rhyming code into one helicoidal hip-hop lane not yer thing?
Also "Evolutionary sexual selection=Don't sleep with mean people"
See it if You want something different-a cleverly constructed solo show teaching evolution through hip hop. Not theatre per se, but very entertaining.
Don't see it if You can't tolerate any form of hip hop, even in a very mild form. But you should definitely go if you don't believe in evolution.
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 like the rap music genre and are curious and concerned about our existence..the how and the why we behave as we do.
Don't see it if You don't like wordy dialogue. It is long and complex and attention must be paid.
See it if you want to learn something, be entertained and enlightened. Baba is a talent!
Don't see it if You can't bear rap music, or hate thinking.
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 You like to think and be challenged and laugh; this is super smart stand-up in an innovative package
Don't see it if You were hoping for more a traditional rap show, you want to laugh without also having to think
See it if You want to get some knowledge dropped on your dome.
Don't see it if You’re not a fan of hip hop or rap or material that will challenge you or force you to pay attention.
See it if You are interested in evolution and are open to learning about it in an innovative manner.
Don't see it if You want to see a big Broadway traditional musical.
See it if Your a fan of rap & want to be entertained. Want to be made to think. Baba is a excellent.
Don't see it if If you don’t like rap & want a traditional musical
See it if You will be intellectually engaged throughout 90% of the show. There are a few “I never thought of it that way” moments
Don't see it if You can’t process speech at a rapid rate
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
See it if You enjoy thoughtful, intelligent discussions and a new perspective on the evolution of rap. Brilliant writing!
Don't see it if You are looking for mindless entertainment. Don't enjoy rap
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 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 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