ESSAYS, ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS
"Holy Hip Hop"
Carnegie Hall History of African American Music, 2020
“Black Star Lines: Home to Harlem”
Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, 2016
“Hip-Hop and Religion: From the Mosque to the Church”
The Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop, 2015
“Turning the Tables: Digital Technologies and the Remixing of DJ Culture” [co-authored with Kate Levitt]
The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music and Sound Studies, 2014
“Kingdom Business: Holy Hip Hop’s Evangelical Hustle”
Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2012
“Building ‘Zyon’ in Babylon: Holy Hip Hop and Geographies of Conversion”
Black Music Research Journal, 2011
“The Multi-Ringed Cosmos of Krumping: Hip Hop Dance at the Intersections of Battle, Media, and Spirit”
Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake: A Social and Popular Dance Reader, 2008
“Under The Blasphemous W(RAP): Locating the ‘Spirit’ in Hip-Hop”
The Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology, 2006
University of California Press, 2017
Meade, Michael (author) and Christina Zanfagna (editor). Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul.
Greenfire Press, 2010
"The Keepers of Flamenco: Tradition in Motion"
Stranger's Guide, 2020
"Transforming Shattered Grounds into New Beginnings: On Music and Destruction"
UC Press Blog, 2017
“Orienteering: The African Diaspora in Oriente, Cuba” [co-authored with Sean Barlow]
“Hugh Masekela: Now’s The Time"
The Beat, 2003