Best known for recordings and performances that combine hip hop music with literature, theatre, and science

Guest Bio

Baba Brinkman is an award-winning playwright and rapper whose one man hip-hop theatre shows have been produced off-Broadway and around the world, with appearances on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, the Sydney Opera House, several TEDx talks, and on stage with Stephen Hawking at the Seattle Science Festival. Baba’s “peer reviewed rap” albums are made in collaboration with working scientists, including “Rap Guides” to medicine, evolution, religion, climate change, and (next up) the neuroscience of consciousness.