(A)I, Rapper: Who Voices Hip-Hop’s Future?


Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2019). On the boundaries of multivalent musicking: A study on the politics of community-studios. Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 13903880).

journal articles / chapters

2023 (forthcoming). “(Re)turning to Space: Afrofuturist Meditations on Black Cosmic Exploration,” in Handbook of Social Studies of Outer Space, edited by Juan Francisco Salazar, Alice Gorman and Paola Castaño. New York: Routledge.

2023 (forthcoming). “Beyond Nerdcore: Hip-Hop, Race, and the Politics of Gamer-Rap,” in Oxford Handbook of Video Game Music & Music, edited by Mark Grimshaw and William Gibbons. Oxford: Oxford Press.

Book Review in H-Diplo Roundtable XXII-5 on Mark Katz, _Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World_. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020), 28 September 2020, https://hdiplo.org/to/RT22-5

academic / popular pubs

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2014, May 19). SO! Reads: Susan Schmidt Horning’s Chasing Sound: Technology, Culture and the Art of Studio Recording from Edison to the LP. Sound Studies Blog. Retrieved from http://soundstudiesblog.com/2014/05/19/so-reads-chasing-sound-studies-a-review-of-susan-schmidt-hornings-chasing-sound/ ISSN: 2333-0309

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2014, January 20). Making Music at Studio X: The Identity Politics of Community Studios. Sound Studies Blog. Retrieved from http://soundstudiesblog.com/2014/01/20/making-music-at-studio-x-the-identity-politics-of-community-studios/ ISSN: 2333-0309

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2013, October 28). Papa Sangre and the Construction of Immersion in Audio Games. Sound Studies Blog. Retrieved from http://soundstudiesblog.com/2013/10/28/papa-sangre-immersion-and-audio-games/ ISSN: 2333-0309


Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2018 July 4). “13 American Cultural Leaders on What July 4th Means to Them.” PAPER. Retrieved from http://www.papermag.com/july-4th-fourth-of-july-2583622679.html

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2015, August 26). “On Samus, Writing Reflexively, and Finding My Voice.” The Mary Sue. Retrieved from http://www.themarysue.com/samus-and-finding-my-voice/

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2015, August 15). “On Samus, Writing Reflexively, and Finding My Voice.” Black Girl Nerds. Retrieved from http://blackgirlnerds.com/on-samus-writing-reflexively-and-finding-my-voice/

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2015, July 2). “Rap Music and the “N-Words” During the Era of #BlackLivesMatter.” For Harriet. Retrieved from http://www.forharriet.com/2015/07/critiquing-role-of-n-word-in-rap-music.html#axzz3egHFxIYC

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2014, July 17). So I Geek Yeeah:  Six Black Women Geeks You Should Know. For Harriet. Retrieved from http://www.forharriet.com/2014/07/so-i-geek-yeeah-six-black-women-geeks.html

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2013, September 9). Beat Makers with Boobs: Hip Hop, Race, and Feminism. Bitch Media. Retrieved from http://bitchmagazine.org/post/beat-makers-with-boobs-hip-hop-race-and-feminism

Lumumba-Kasongo, E. (2013, August 2). Beat Makers with Boobs: Hip Hop, Race, and Feminism. For Harriet. Retrieved from http://www.forharriet.com/2013/08/beat-makers-with-boobs-hip-hop-race-and.html