Learning biz to the sound of rap

How Baba Brinkman is teaching M.B.A.s

Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux

From the Maclean’s Rethink Issue. Story by Angelina Chapin.

It’s a Sunday night in Manhattan, and the only place in the world where 40 white people have their fists in the air chanting “I’m a African.” Their ringleader is performer Baba Brinkman: a tall, gangly man who is explaining to his audience in the off-Broadway theatre how the theory of evolution is captured in the lyrics of New York City-based hip-hop duo Dead Prez. Continue Reading...