Chau Daddy!

Hip hop artist Baba Brinkman has found inspiration for his music in an unusual place: the works of 14th century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer.

The British Columbia native has a master's degree in medieval and Renaissance English and uses his education to weave some of the "earthier" verses into modern rap lyrics.

"Ready to kill with their jagged-edged daggers drawn
The three aggravated braggarts staggered up the lawn
And without dragging on while the story is told
Beneath the tree they found a bag filled with glorious gold,"