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
Black Music Month, Day 23
On the remix of his #1 song “Step in the Name of Love” from 2003, R&B...
It’s instructive to look back sometimes and try to understand the who, what, when, where, and how that...
This semester I’ve been teaching a course titled “From the Blues to Obama: History, Culture, and Power...
Rarely does the public regard great musicians, dancers, or athletes as great intellectuals. This is quite...
What exactly is it about the Great Migration of black southerners to Chicago (1910-1940) that spells...