Baba Brinkman

Science Communicator and Founder, Event Rap Inc.

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.

Speaker Sessions

Closing GLOBE Forum

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Intersectional Track
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
Session Date
Thursday, Feb 15 2024 | 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Elizabeth Shirt President, GLOBE Series
Managing Director, CBSR
Baba Brinkman Science Communicator and Founder, Event Rap Inc.