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The Rap Guide to Evolution

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Soho Playhouse

15 Vandam Street
New York, NY 10011

Important Dates
On Sale
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
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What Is the Story of The Rap Guide to Evolution?
The title of The Rap Guide to Evolution sums it up pretty well: rap music and elements of the rap world (bling, etc.) are used to explain Darwin’s theory of evolution, while concepts of evolution are used to explain the progression of rap music and culture. Using scientific studies, “rap troubadour” Baba Brinkman mounts an effective argument against intelligent design. He draws parallels between animal behavior and things like the history of hip-hop, teenage pregnancy and murder rates in urban Chicago and dinner-table conversation with his feminist sister and Dutch creationist cousins to illustrate evolution at work.