Hip Hop Studies Journals

The List

This is a list of current journals that focus on hip hop studies. The list is short, and includes two journals with a global focus, and one journal with a more national focus.

Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

The journal is a peer-reviewed, hybrid periodical pf art and hip hop studies published by the non-profit, Words Beats & Life, Inc.

Global Hip Hop Studies (GHHS)

The journal is a peer-reviewed, rigorous and community-responsive academic journal that publishes research on contemporary as well as historical issues and debates surrounding hip hop music and culture around the world.

Journal of Hip Hop Studies

The journal is a peer-reviewed journal published on a quarterly basis. JHHS publishes critically engaged, culturally relevant, rigorously researched, and astute analyses of Hip Hop.