Adam Haupt is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Film & Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is the author of Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion (HSRC Press, 2008) and Static: Race and Representation in Post-apartheid Music, Media and Film (HSRC Press, 2012), which are available under open content licenses. His research interests include hip-hop, critical race theory, gender politics, political economy of the media and intellectual property. Haupt was a Spring 2010 Mandela Mellon Fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute (Hutchins Center, Harvard University).