Artists

Baba Israel

Baba Israel (host) was raised in New York and has toured across the US, Europe, South America, Australia, and Asia, performing with such artists as Outkast, the Roots, Ron Carter, Afrika Bambaataa, and Bill Cosby. He was the co-founder and artistic director of Playback NYC Theatre Company, which brings theater to under-represented communities, and has served as a lead teaching artist for the Brooklyn Reads education program at BAM.