How Donny Hathaway’s “This Christmas” Became a Holiday Classic
(Song Profile)
For Amazon Music’s (Re)Discover (Dec. 21, 2020)

Mighty Good: The fall and rise of Linda Lyndell’s “What a Man”
Originally for Wax Poetics Vol 16 (republished Dec. 8, 2020)

“Everything Is Everything” Showcased Donny Hathaway’s Never-Ending Genius
(Liner Notes)
(Nov. 24, 2020)

New Anthology Revisits Brief History Of The Gospel Truth Label
(Album Review)
For NPR’s All Things Considered (Nov. 13, 2020)

A Look At Chinatown’s Most Stylish Seniors
(Book Review for Andria Lo and Valerie Luu’s Chinatown Pretty)
For Put This On (Oct. 10, 2020)

Labi Siffre: My Song Anthology
(Liner Notes)
Sep. 7, 2020

We Insist: A Century Of Black Music Against State Violence
(Annotated Playlist)
For (Jun. 26, 2020)

Giving Up the Goods: Mobb Deep’s “The Infamous” Turns 25
(Album Review)
For Los Angeles Review of Books (May 22, 2020)

Betty Wright Packed A Career’s Worth Of Music Into Her Youthful First Act
(Retrospective Essay)
For (May 11, 2020)

Beyond Soul Food
(Book Review of Toni Tipton-Martin’s Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking)
For Los Angeles Review of Books (Mar. 3, 2020)

Choosing to be the Hero, the Joker, the Villain: An Interview with Arthur Dong
For Film Quarterly (Mar. 1, 2020)

Patrice Rushen’s Unforgettable “Straight From The Heart
(Liner Notes)
(Feb. 24, 2020)