Kellie Jones and Guthrie Ramsey Share Thoughts on the Obama Portraits
On Mavis Staples's Principled Restraint and Buoyant Critique
#FreeMeek, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Soundtracking a Fraught Social Moment
Dr Guthrie P. Ramsey to Deliver Provost Lecture on Diversity
Bruno Mars's Big Night Suggests the GRAMMY Awards want to "Stick to Music"
What if Childish Gambino wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Bruno Mars Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Lorde Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What's Going On -- January 18, 2018
What if Jay Z Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Kendrick Lamar wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
The GRAMMY Nominations Weren't as Great as You Think They Were
"Riddim Analysis": Critical Karaoke and Reggae's Musical Geneaology
A Family Affair: Kellie and Hettie Jones in Conversation at Penn Book Center on Thursday, November 30
MusiQology Gives Thanks: 2017 Edition
Rap's Media Disruption: An (Extra)Ordinary Signpost
#16Bars: The Smithsonian Cypher and Public Pedagogy
The Eight Years In Power Soundtrack: Ta-Nehisi Coates's Musical Influences
What's Going On -- October 26, 2017
DaMaris Hill's Remixed Digital Poetics
Recently the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) held its 18th biennial...
That Professor Dorsey's "Precious Lord," a song that one could call (in Prof. Jennifer C. Lena's words)...
The prestigious Harvard Business School is offering a course on the "Business of Being Beyoncé." If one wants...
Beyoncé is everywhere. She's one of the top pop music stars of the 21st Century...and married to another...
The following is an overview of lecture notes from my History of American music course this semester....