Mark V. Campbell is Assistant Professor at the RTA School of Media and a former Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Regina's Department of Fine Arts. Mark is a scholar, DJ and advocate of the arts, with more than a decade of radio experience. His research interests include; Afrodiasporic theory and culture, Canadian hip hop cultures, DJ cultures, afrosonic innovations and community development projects. Mark is founding at Northside Hip Hop Archive, Canada's first national hip hop archive and also a co-founder of the non-profit arts organization, Nia Centre for the Arts which celebrates arts from across the African diaspora. Mark has published widely with essays appearing in the Southern Journal of Canadian Studies, Critical Studies in Improvisation, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society and the CLR Journal of Caribbean Ideas.