Canadian rapper Baba Brinkman is the genesis of Hip-Hop and Rap that’s all about ecology.

Brinkman got his start in hip-hop as a graduate student at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.

In December 2014, Brinkman released a nature-inspired album, The Rap Guide to Wilderness. Brinkman is familiar with nature conservation due to his his father´s Brinkman Group, which has planted more than one billion trees since 1970. For this album, Brinkman also collaborated with the Wild Foundation. The aim was to reach teens and teens, a totally new demographic of people for nature conservation.

Although hip-hop is rooted in the lyrics (in this case wilderness), production is just as important. Hard-hitting base and snare, commonly known as the “boom-bap,” is what gives hip-hop its punch; the melodies built around that rhythm is what ushers in the emotions.Baba Brinkmann has some fantastic gems in this album which hit the hip-hop sound perfectly while sticking to the wilderness theme. What a great mixture.







About Author

Max A. E. Rossberg is an avid WIlderness Advocates with extensive experience in Sustainable Tourism Strategies and Multistakeholder planning processes.


  1. Alexander Zinke on

    You’re right: great music! Thanks for posting this!

  2. Max A.E. Rossberg on

    Thanx! And how Do you like our video and the Team
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