Baba Brinkman is a Canadian rap artist, award-winning playwright, and former tree-planter who has personally planted more than one million trees.
To date Baba has written or co-written six hip-hop plays, which have toured the world and enjoyed successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and off-Broadway in New York. His newest play The Rap Guide to Religion recently concluded a six month run at the Soho Playhouse, where it was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in the category “Unique Theatrical Experience”. Baba has also released ten original rap albums on his independent label Lit Fuse Records, including most recently The Rap Guide to Wilderness and The Rap Guide to Medicine.
We had a chance to interview Baba on his work and his appearance at the 2016 Reason Rally. During the interview Baba talks about how he uses his music to promote science education. He talks about his spiritual upbringing and his transition in atheism. He takes us through the many projects that he is currently involved with. We discuss all of this and more. Don’t miss this interview and make sure to catch Baba Brinkman at the 2016 Reason Rally.