The Black Church and Hip Hop Culture: Toward Bridging the Generational Divide. Toronto: The Scarecrow Press, 2012.
Black Cool : One Thousand Streams of Blackness. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press, 2012.
Bounce: Rap Music and Local Identity in New Orleans. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.
Busta Groove. Los Angeles, 2012.
Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip Hop. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2012.
The Declining Significance of Race : Blacks and Changing American Institutions . 3rd ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press , 2012.
The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American Institutions . Third ed. Chicago and London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. 2nd ed. London; New York: Zed Books, 2012.
Django Unchained., 2012.
Do The Right Thing: 20th Anniversary Edition. Universal Studios, 2012.
Free Stylin': How Hip Hop Changed the Fashion Industry. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2012.
"Game Recognize Game": Hiphop Lessons on the Game of Business. Cambridge: The Harvard Hip Hop Archive, 2012.
"Game Recognize Game": HipHop Lessons on the Game of Business with Ben Horowitz. Cambridge, MA: The HipHop Archive, 2012.
Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
The Hip Hop Coloring Book. Vol. 1. New York: Creative Shields, 2012.
Hip Hop Illuminati: How and Why the Illuminati Took Over Hip Hop. Vol. 1. Self-Published and Printed by CreateSpace Independent Platform, 2012.
Hip Hop's Amnesia: From Blues and the Black Women's Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement. New York, NY: Lexington Books, 2012.
Hip Hop's Li'l Sistas Speak: Negotiating Hip Hop Identities and Politics in the New South. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., New York, 2012.
Hiphop Africa: New African Music in a Globalizing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
The Hip-hop Generation Fights Back: Youth, Activism, and Post-Civil Rights Politics. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012.
The Hiplife in Ghana: West African Indigenization of Hip-Hop. New York, NY: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2012.
Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2012.
Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012.
Jokes and the Linguistic Mind. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2012.
La La La. Los Angeles, CA: Berhane Sound System, 2012.