Off the Top, Rap Comedy Theater in NYC

Heather Berlin and rapper Baba Brinkman perform rap comedy at Soho Playhouse

The new rap comedy on the science of improvisation, Off the Top, is the latest brain child of hip-hop performer MC Baba Brinkman and neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD. What do people really know about the human brain's activity when we create something new, specifically, do improv? Quite a lot, it turns out, thanks to this … Continue reading Off the Top, Rap Comedy Theater in NYC

Passion for Storytelling and Rap – The Canterbury Tales Remixed

Somewhere between the classics and rap, is Baba Brinkman’s raw performance art, “The Canterbury Tales Remixed”. Not your school days' version of Chaucer's verse and other epic tales, these new hip-hop rhymes changed the way I think about English literature. The show premiered in New York City at the Soho Playhouse. Now, Baba Brinkman is bringing The Canterbury Tales … Continue reading Passion for Storytelling and Rap – The Canterbury Tales Remixed