Red Clay Scholar

Public scholarship

Conceptualizing Hip Hop Sonic Cool Pose in Late 20th and 21st Century Rap Music

Current Musicology (Spring 2012): 57-72

Kanye West's Sonic [Hip Hop] Cosmopolitanism

The Cultural Impact of Kanye West, ed. Julius D. Bailey
Palgrave McMillan: 2014: 97-108

Refereed Journal Articles

Sounding Out! The Sound Studies Blog

Awkwardly Hysterical: Theorizing Black Girl Awkwardness and Humor in Social Media

Comedy Studies 6.2 (Fall 2015): 148-153

Getting Off at the 13th Floor: Rap Genius and Archiving 21st Century Black Cultural Memory

Journal of Ethnic American Literature ​4 (2014): 86-98

Select book chapters

Illustration: Ameryah Henderson

A Look in Our Lives: Mary J. Blige's My Life, the 4991 Series, and Black Women's Narratives as Working Cultural Memories

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology 6 (2015)