ABOUT Charles “Baba Kwasi” HARRIS

(Bah-Bah Kwah-See) Meaning: Baba =Father/teacher, Kwasi=male born on Sunday.



Baba Kwasi is the co-founder of the Ayubu Kamau Kings and Queens, a performing arts and youth empowerment organization focused in the education and preservation of African centered performing arts, world history, the Diaspora of African culture and it's contributions to the world. 


The goal of the Ayubu Kamau Kings & Queens is "Character Building through Cultural Awareness”, providing educational classes, programs and presentations for participants and audiences of all ages, race, creed and color.  Our belief is that character building through the arts, nurtures the love for learning and living to ones fullest potential. 


Baba began playing drums at the age of six, under the teachings of his uncle Shams D. Abdul Sabur, during the Afro-Cuban arts movement of the 1960's and 70’s in New York. 


Communication with the drum was extended to the pursuit of a masters degree in Computer Science and Project Management. For over the 25 years Baba worked as a Sr. Project Manager, an Executive Support Manager and Sr. Consultant for various corporations including Xerox and Sprint Corporation.


Baba Kwasi leads by example through teaching, consulting, performing and providing motivational lectures and storytelling dealing with history, heritage, culture, life skills and the science of communication through music, language, body language, sounds and vibrations.


Baba Kwasi serves as a folklorist with the Northeast Texas Library System “NETLS” http://www.netls.org and as an arts partner with Bigthought Thriving Minds http://bigthought.org, board member of the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Community Alliance and the Dallas-Ft. Worth International African Leadership Council.  www.dfwinternational.org

Baba Kwasi has appeared on various TV and cable programs, a frequent guest on the Houston based Pan African Journal radio broadcast.  Baba also conducts public speaking, diversity, world day and cultural enrichment programs for corporations, churches, organizations and schools throughout the city, state and country.


For more information visit www.ayubukamau.com or www.babakwasi.com



Baba Kwasi Charles Harris

Ayubu Kamau Kings & Queens



817-800-8444 direct