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Adelle Platon is the associate editor of VIBE and pop culture junkie raised in Queens, New York City. Her days and nights are spent perfecting her pen game and deciphering Young Thug lyrics.
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Deck Your Halls With This Hip-Hop/R&B Holiday Playlist
'Tis the season to get your cheer on. No matter what holiday gets your December lit, stock up on these gift raps and R&B. Kanye…
Watch Yaya DaCosta Take On Whitney Houston’s ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’
Just off the strength of the sneak peeks, this Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic is shaping up to be helluva lot better than whatever hot…
Victory! The ‘Entourage’ Movie Trailer Is Here
This BBC Reporter Tried To Do His Job But Got High As Hell Instead
Lola Blanc Has The Perfect Song For Broke People Who Want To Be ‘Like Beyoncé’
While combating boredom with YouTube clips from my favorite online makeup guru, Michelle Phan, I stumbled upon this sugary piece of ear candy from Germa…
Watch: Will Smith Tries To Get Jiggy With Margot Robbie In New ‘Focus’ Trailer
Weekend In NFL: Falcons’ Cash Money Tribute, Seahawks Zero In On Top Seed
When Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant hit a 50-yard field goal against the New Orleans Saints, genius happened. During Sunday's showdown (Dec. 21), the Falcons'…
Keep Ya Head Up With This Sampler Of Stacy Barthe’s ‘BEcoming’ LP
Since her 2012 EP Sincerely Yours, singer-songwriter Stacy Barthe has been chipping away at her forthcoming album BEcoming. With a co-sign from John Legend (she'…
The Humbling: Instagram Chopped Down These Celebs’ Follower Counts
Instagram was cracking down on spam followers yesterday (Dec. 18) after wiping out more than 3.5 million fake followers in one fell swoop. Folks like…
Week In Tweets: J. Cole Wins, Chad Ochocinco’s Generous Tip
While Instagram was cleaning house, Twitter kept it unfiltered. This week in celeb tweets, J. Cole puts struggle rappers on notice after his third studio…
Who Ran The World? A 2014 Joint Tour Ranking
No shade to World Star, but Ticketmaster had the most clickbait this year. 2014 was the year to cash in on joint ventures for some…
Rebel With A Cause: K. Michelle’s Sexiest Thirst Traps
No need for a Love & Hip Hop binge to recognize K. Michelle's assets. The fiery songstress, known for giving lip both on-air and off,…
Ruff Around The Edges: 13 Pictures Of DMX Smiling
Every time DMX pulls up to the scene, he's flaunting a mean mug like he's ready to bark on the next thing that moves. But…
Hackers Push Sony To Officially Cancel ‘The Interview’
The Interview is a wrap. James Franco and Seth Rogen's controversial comedy based on killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (no joke) won't celebrate it…
Must Listen: Janel Marisse’s ‘Memoirs’ EP Is Candy For Your Ears
Let's be clear: '90s music was the shit. And still is. Even a cool decade later, many artists have been trying to get that old…
Will Smith And Jay Z Talk Remixing A Childhood Favorite
26 Memorable Nicki Minaj Quotes From Last Night’s #CRWN With Elliott Wilson
Nicki Minaj spit real truth without dropping a single bar at last night's #CRWN (Dec. 16). Unless you count the sporadic a cappella call-and-answer sessio…
Review: Nicki Minaj Shows Her Best (And Worst) Sides On ‘The Pinkprint’
By now, it's become industry lore how HOT 97's Paul Rosenberg shaded 2012 Summer Jam headliner Nicki Minaj and her meteoric hit "Starships." "I know…
Review: Justin Timberlake’s ’20/20 Experience’ Returns To Barclays
Twenty-four hours after rocking a poop emoji mask at Taylor Swift's 25th birthday, Justin Timberlake strapped on his dapper tour uniform, sans disguise, for round…
Weekend In NFL: Bengals Defense Mocks Manziel, Jets (Finally) Win
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel's first start in the NFL ended in a mockery Sunday (Dec. 14). With no touchdowns in sight, their opponents, the…
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