Gendered Commentary on ‘WAP’ (Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

Cardi B WAP

Introduction This blog post examines YouTube comments on ‘WAP’, performed by Cardi B and featuring Megan Thee Stallion. The aim is to demonstrate some of the data collection and thematic analysis methods that inform the Digital Flows research project, so it can be considered a small pilot study of sorts. In what follows, I’ll introduce … Read more

Introduction to the Project & Context

This 32-minute video is a recorded talk given in the UCC Department of Music (opening the academic year’s Speaker Series) on 22nd October 2020. It serves as an introduction to the project for an academic audience in music studies. The talk covers three things. First, it reviews how music scholars have approached the Internet in … Read more

Project Website Launched

Welcome to the project website. Throughout the lifespan of the research programme, I am keen to provide updates on progress, describe the methodology, and mark particular milestones. This site will be used for such blog posts. I also plan to explain how the research unfolds and where data can be accessed, in the spirit of … Read more