Here is a list of my published research works (many more in preparation or production).


🔓 Digital Flows: Online Hip Hop Music and Culture (Oxford University Press, 2024)

How Music Empowers: Listening to Modern Rap and Metal (Routledge, 2021), paperback 2022

Journal Articles

🔓 Networking Global Hip Hop Knowledges (with J. Griffith Rollefson, Warrick Moses, Jason Ng, Patrick Marks aka Pataphysics, and Ophelia McCabe aka 0phelia), Ethnomusicology, 67, no. 3 (2023).

🔓 It’s Where You’re @: Hip Hop and the Internet, Global Hip Hop Studies, 2, no. 2 (special issue co-edited with Raquel Campos Valverde) (2023).

🔓 Hip-hop producer-hosts, beat battles, and online music production communities on Twitch (with Jason Ng), First Monday, 27, no. 6 (2022).

🔓 Listening to virtual space in recorded popular music, Journal on the Art of Record Production, 12. (2021).

🔓 Saturation Season: Inclusivity, Queerness, and Esthetics in the New Media Practices of Brockhampton (with Kai Arne Hansen), Popular Music and Society, Special Issue on Music, Digitalization and Democracy, 44, no. 5 (2021).

Breaking down the breakdown in twenty-first-century metal, Metal Music Studies, 5, no. 3 (2019).

Chapters in edited collections

Analyzing Hip-Hop Hacktivism and Automobility in Injury Reserve’s (2019) “Jailbreak the Tesla” (feat. Aminé) (with Justin Williams), in Analyzing Recorded Music: Collected Perspectives on Popular Music Tracks, edited by William Moylan, Lori Burns, and Mike Alleyne (Routledge, 2022). Society for Music Theory Outstanding Multi-Author Publication Award Winner

Empowerment in rap music listening ft. Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Backstreet Freestyle, in On Popular Music and Its Unruly Entanglements, edited by Nick Braae and Kai Arne Hansen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Book reviews

🔓 Posthuman Rap, by Justin Adams Burton, for Popular Music, 38, no. 1 (2019).

🔓 Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music, by Olivier Julien and Christophe Levaux, Analitica, 11 (2018).