Illustration: Ameryah Henderson

Refereed Journal Articles

Re-Imagining Slavery in the 
Hip-Hop Imagination

south: a scholarly journal 49.1 (Fall 2016): 3-24

Public scholarship

Select book chapters

Close-Up: Hip-Hop Cinema Introduction

Black Cinema: An International Film Journal 8.2 (Spring 2017): 141-145

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

Comedy Studies 6.2 (Fall 2015): 148-153

Kanye West's Sonic [Hip Hop] Cosmopolitanism

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

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

Current Musicology (Spring 2012): 57-72

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)

Afterword: How I use 
​#BlackLivesMatter as an Entry
Point and Disruption Tool

Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 15.1 (2016): 290-299

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

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

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