Mark V. Campbell is a DJ, scholar, and curator. His research explores the relationships between Afrosonic innovations, hip-hop archives, and notions of the human. Mark is currently the principal investigator in the SSHRC-funded research project Hip-Hop Archives: The Poetics and Potentials of Knowledge Production and founder at Northside Hip-Hop Archives. His recent books include the monograph AfroSonic Life (Bloomsbury, 2022), the co-edited collection of essays We Still Here: Hip Hop in North of the 49th Parallel (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020), and his collection Hip-Hop Archives: The Politics and Poetics of Knowledge Production (University of Chicago Press, 2023), co-edited with Murray Forman. He is Assistant Professor of Music and Culture at the University of Toronto Scarborough and holds research fellow positions with the Laboratory for Artistic Intelligence and the Research Centre for Music, Sound and Society in Canada.