Publications

Books

  • Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir. University Press of Florida, forthcoming 2018.
  • The Hiplife in Ghana: West African Indigenization of Hip-Hop. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Paperback Edition, 2013
  • The Africanist Aesthetic in Global Hip-Hop: Power Moves. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  Paperback Edition, 2008.

Refereed Book Chapters & Journal Articles

  • “Dancing the Black Atlantic: Katherine Dunham’s Research-to-Performance Model,” “Migration of Movement: Dance Across Americas,” a special issue of AmeriQuest (www.ameriquests.org) 7.1 (Spring 2010)
  • “Sacred Dance/Drumming: Reciprocation & Contention within African Belief Systems in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area,” in Lillian Ashcraft Eason, Darnie Martin, and Oyeronke Olademo, Eds., Women and New and Africana Religions. Santa Barbara CA: Praeger, 2010, 123-144.