Hello! I’m a writer and researcher. I specialise in making academic research readable and accessible to audiences outside the academy.
I’ve published in a variety of outlets ranging from online magazines and blogs to academic journal articles and book chapters. My first book Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene: Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music came out in 2017.
I’m a cultural sociologist by training. My PhD explored the identity politics of participants of the London hip-hop scene, focusing on how artists negotiate authenticity on a day-to-day basis. I’m broadly interested in popular culture, creativity, capitalism and work, and social change.
I love music, reading, and travel and I’m currently learning how to DJ.
I’m available for article, blog and report writing, as well as short-term research projects. Feel free to get in touch to connect and collaborate!