hello.

Sammus_Shade
photo credit: kenneth bachor

+my name is enongo lumumba-kasongo;

+i am a rapper and producer under the monikers sammus and mutha brain;

+i am a postdoctoral fellow at brown university in the music department [i start as an assistant prof. in 2022];

+i am the director of audio at a new r&d game studio called glow up games;

+i am a member of theKEEPER hip hop collective // i am the outreach director and an artist ambassador for theKEEPER digital archive

+i am a co-producer of a monthly podcast about existing / surviving as a creative;

+i received my phd in science and technology studies from cornell university in 2019;

+i’m interested in: afrofuturism, black feminist sound studies / studio studies, video game sound design and performance, and hip hop studies and performance.