Baba & Me: A Young Man in Search of His Father
Robert D. Jackson will be premiering his autobiographical one-man show, Baba & Me: A Young Man in Search of His Father. Jackson’s father, Big Rue, was a member of the DJ Screw Collective: Screwed Up Click and lost his life to gun violence in January 1999. 20 years later, his son, continues his father’s legacy with a hip hop musical performance incorporating heightened language and poetry. Jackson - an NYU educated actor, public speaker & educational strategist - heads organizations that aim to empower low-income and marginalized populations. Jackson has performed several iterations of this show in New York City, Los Angeles, and Johannesburg. This project is funded in part by the Houston Arts Alliance and the City of Houston.