Adelle Platon

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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Album Reviews

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…

Live Reviews

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…

Features

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…

Features

The 57 Best Lines From Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint’ To Use As Status Updates

Nicki Minaj has become the Floyd Mayweather of rap. The undefeated, female champ of bars has fistfuls of punch lines that are silly yet clever,…

Vixen

The 57 Best Lines From Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint’ To Use As Status Updates

Nicki Minaj has become the Floyd Mayweather of rap. The undefeated, female champ of bars has fistfuls of punch lines that are silly…

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg Clears The Air On ‘Live’ Fart

Whoopi Goldberg's farts have become a headline once again. The View host had to dismiss reports that she passed gas on-air, blaming a technical glitch…

Features

Week In Tweets: Beverly Johnson’s Cosby Encounter, Chris Rock’s Top Five Dances

Twitter was doing the most this week, per usual. As Bill Cosby continues to hide in some corner away from all the allegations, iconic supermodel…

Features

Fails Of The Week: Diddy, Chris Brown, Sony And More

Who: Diddy What: Reportedly assaulted Drake at a nightclub over the song “0 to 100.” See this video. Redemption: None. The Boi-1da beat…

Features

Eye Of The Tyga: Blac Chyna’s Sexiest Thirst Traps

Ask Tyga, Drake or any affluent spectator at King of Diamonds: Blac Chyna got it. Flip through her photo map and the full-time mom/ Lashed…

Features

IDFWU: The Worst Humans Of 2014

Before Big Sean’s “IDFWU” became the antidote for fuckery, there were notable characters who needed several seats this year. At the mercy of Twitter or…

Features

99 Moments That Broke The Internet This Year

Before Kim Kardashian oiled up her bottom for the cover of Paper magazine, the Internet was already in need of repair. The last 365 saw…

Features

Prince William And Kate Have A Royal Gathering With Beyonce and Jay Z At Barclays

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were chilling in Jay Z's living room last night (Dec. 8) at the Barclays Center. Before the Brooklyn Net…

Features

John Starks Perfectly Describes How Knicks Fans Feel About The Knicks

NBA O.G. John Starks teases the 2015 All-Star Games and stays optimistic about the Knicks What makes New York a special host for the 2015…

Features

Omarion Aims To Please With ‘Sex Playlist’

Whether putting his woman first on Love & Hip Hop or satisfying the ladies with his latest effort Sex Playlist, Omarion aims to please. One…

Features

Weekend In NFL: Giants Snap 7-Game Losing Streak, Peyton Manning’s TD Streak Ends

Big Blue landed a giant victory in its 36-7 win against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday (Dec. 8). "I don't want to use that word…

Features

Fails Of The Week: Mariah Carey, GOP Staffer Elizabeth Lauten, Charles Barkley And More

Who: Mariah Carey What: Her horrendous performance of “All I Want For Christmas” during the Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony Redemption: Mimi, look inside…

Features

Week In Tweets: NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Escapes Indictment, Lil Wayne Wants Out

It was another rough week on timelines. On Wednesday (Dec. 3), a grand jury ruled no indictment in the death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old…

Entertainment

Save All (Or Some) Of Your Love For Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic

Finally! A Lifetime biopic we might not have to hate-watch! The trailer for the Angela Basset-directed flick Whitney is here. Chronicling the late singer's church…

Features

Review: Teyana Taylor’s Good Music Brings Greatness To NYC

When Teyana Taylor threw an '80s Skateboard-themed bash for MTV’s My Super Sweet 16 in 2007, she was introduced to the world as Pharrell’s tee…

Features

Phoenix Police Officer Kills Unarmed Black Man

Just a day before an NYC grand jury decided against charging Daniel Pantaleo in the murder of Eric Garner, a Phoenix police officer has shot…

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