Born in Darwin and raised in the remote NT communities Milingimbi and Maningrida 20 year-old Danzal Baker is related to rising stars Gawurra and Yirrmal. He is the freshest new Yolngu hip-hop talent from the Top End. Young, strong and proud Baker Boy raps in Yolngu Matha language representing his Arnhem Land families. He knows his value, his worth and he raps so others get it. His totem is the Olive Python, his moiety is Dhuwa and his skin is Burralung/ Gela boy.
Baker Boy graduated year 12 in 2012 from Shalom Christian College Townsville and pursued his studies in the performing arts at ACPA Brisbane. He is a passionate dancer and actor and would like to pursue a career in both disciplines. He is a lead artist for Indigenous Hip Hop Projects known for their outstanding work with students in remote communities. An original member of dance sensations Djuki Mala Baker Boy has toured extensively in Australia and the International dancing at major festivals, conferences and at grass roots level at remote, urban and regional Indigenous communities.
In Arnhem Land they call Baker Boy the ‘fresh new prince’. His totem is the Olive Python, his moiety is Dhuwa and his skin is Burralung/ Gela boy.
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