Writing

The Story of Sun Ra’s Egyptian Adventure

The Nation

July 9, 2021

A Label Reissued a Dead Brazilian Artist’s Album. He Was Still Alive.

The New York Times

June 9, 2021

Shabaka Hutchings Goes Back to the Future

Esquire UK

May 16, 2021

Damon Locks and the Black Monument Ensemble’s Spiritual, Funky Escape

The New York Times

April 7, 2021

Esperanza Spalding’s Quest to Find Healing in Music

The New York Times

April 2, 2021

Pharoah Sanders’s Grand Return

The Nation

March 30, 2021

A Guide to the MF DOOM Discography

Bandcamp Daily

March 4, 2021

New Jazz That Agitates for Change

The New York Times

March 4, 2021

How Black Musical Artists Revolutionized the Sound of Protest in 2016

TIME Magazine

February 5, 2021

Suzi Analogue Wants Black Women in Experimental Music to Never Compromise

The New York Times

January 8, 2021

Rob Mazurek’s Intergalactic Jazz Aims for a New Dimension

The New York Times

December 10, 2020

Kendrick Lamar’s Poetic Awakening

The Nation

October 9, 2020

52 Years Ago, Thelonious Monk Played a High School. Now Everyone Can Hear It.

The New York Times

September 16, 2020

Conway the Machine’s new album caps Griselda’s rise to prominence as one of rap’s essential crews

The Washington Post

September 11, 2020

The Culture Is Still Catching Up With Georgia Anne Muldrow

The Nation

August 31, 2020

Nubya Garcia, Tapping Into the Past to Make Jazz for a New Generation

The New York Times

August 17, 2020

Asher Gamedze’s Astral Jazz Will Carry Your Soul To Utopia

NPR Music

July 20, 2020

How Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ Became a 21st Century Protest Anthem

Entertainment Weekly

July 17, 2020

Run the Jewels’ Wake-Up Call

The Nation

June 29, 2020

Sault’s ‘UNTITLED’ Lights Up The Full Spectrum Of Blackness

NPR

June 19, 2020