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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 you and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Cash Out: Rap Posses Lil Wayne Could Join

Lil’ Wayne rudely interrupted Jay Z’s birthday (Dec. 4) by letting the world know via Twitter that he doesn’t fuck with his own label. After…

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Review: Spark Notes From Jhené Aiko’s ‘Enter The Void’ NYC Tour Stop

It was open mic night for the ladies at New York City’s Best Buy Theater (Dec. 3). The Enter The Void tour recruited whispery chanteuse…

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2 On And On: Tinashe’s Sexiest Thirst Traps

Tinashe has had the best year ever. After kicking down the club door with her hit single “2 On,” she danced her tush off from…

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Here’s The J. Cole ‘Fire Squad’ Verse Sparking Controversy

One week away from J. Cole's Forest Hills Drive 2014 proper release and already, the Internet is lit. After his third studio LP leaked, "Fire…

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DVR This: Internet Bae Idris Elba is Racing Across The World For A New Show

Idris Elba wears many hats. From international TV star to singer and songwriter and K. Michelle musical director, the Golden Globe-winning actor will be teaming…

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What We Know About Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint’… So Far

Nicki Minaj spilled the tea about her new album The Pinkprint in an impromptu Twitter Q&A with her fans (Dec. 2). Before the LP’s Dec.

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14 Lines To Text (After Dark) From Omarion’s ‘Sex Playlist’

Omarion is no rookie in the bedroom. At least that’s what he wants all the ladies to think on his latest effort Sex Playlist. A…

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These Unreleased Sony Films Are Now Leaking Online

Sony Pictures hackers gave zero fucks and leaked a bunch of titles including Annie, Fury and other unreleased flicks over Thanksgiving week. The studio said…

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Weekend In NFL: Johnny Manziel Salutes OVO, Rams Put ‘Hands Up’ For Ferguson

Drake's favorite football player saluted the money team after his first NFL touchdown—and his team's only TD last night (Nov. 30). Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny…

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