Shri Ram Krishna Das, better known as Das babu, hails from a music-loving Vaishnava family of Bengal. He was attracted to Hindustani Classical music from childhood. His schooling took place in Varanasi ending with an M. Sc. Degree in Physics from Banaras Hindu University and later B. Ed. from Mumbai University. From 1991 to 1995 R.K.Das taught Physics in Rizvi College and later in National College.
It was his father Late Hari Das, a well-known vocalist and instrumentalist, who initiated R.K.Das into vocal music at a very young age. Later he imbibed a variety of styles of Bengali folk songs, Keerton, Rag pradhan, Devotional, Patriotic songs and Bengali Tappas from late Swami Parameshwarananda Saraswati and Shri Satyeshwar Mukhopadhyay. His aachaarya, who led him into the vast vistas of Vedant and Indian philosophy, is Dr.(Ms.) Krishna Banerjee.
R.K.Das received a rigorous training in Hindustani Classical music from Pt. Badol (Sameeran) Banerjee of Varanasi, who trained him in Dagar bani Dhrupad, Khayal and Panjabi tappa. He also learnt the khayal style of Gwalior Gharana from Pandita Neela Bhagwat, Pandit Sharad Chandra Arolkar and Shri Amarendra Dhaneshwar. He also took guidance from Pandita Sushila Rani Patel and late Manubhai Amersey for Poorab ang thumri. Presently R.K.Das is taking advanced training of vocal music from sitar maestro Pandit Arvind Parikh.
R. K. Das pays proper attention to the lyrics and lays maximum stress on the ras bhava(sentiment) of music. R K Das sings the genres like dhrupad, khayal, thumri, tappa, tarana, hori, chaiti, dadra, bhajan, Sanskrit verses, etc. with skill, dexterity and artistry.