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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Afroman On The Success Of ‘Because I Got High’ And The Importance Of Going Green

Afroman’s spark notes on his first hit record and weed. FYI, he wrote this while high. Marijuana is portrayed in hip-hop today as an enhancer,…

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6 Super Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For The Penny-Pinching Rap Fan

It’s Oct. 30 which means 95% of procrastinators nationwide are still trying to decide what outfit to throw on for Halloween (FYI, it’s tomorrow). If…

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Laurence Fishburne’s Definition Of ‘Black-ish’? ‘Two Words: Justin Bieber’

Laurence Fishburne stepped out of The Matrix and into some shade on The View. When asked to define the term, "black-ish" (also the name of…

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Pink Slips: Nicki Minaj’s Sexiest Thirst Traps

Nicki Minaj knew she was a walking thirst trap way before her “Anaconda” art work became an immortal meme. Her curves have had tongues wagging…

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Global Week: Tracking The Post-‘Gangnam Style’ Life Of Korean Pop Phenom PSY

The guy behind "Gangnam Style" is still thriving. How, Sway?

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Keyshia Cole Claps Back At Her Piano-Grinding Haters (Which Was Like, Everyone)

Keyshia Cole wasn't too keen on people's reactions to her grinding on top of a piano for her Birdman bae. Cole's fans, Black Twitter and…

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Ice Cube Turns Himself Into An Ice Cube On ‘Sesame Street’

The A in N.W.A. now stands for ASTOUNDING! Hip-hop multi-hyphenate Ice Cube popped u…

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On Fleek? Food Brands That Used Rap Slang To Flourish

Are food brands getting a bad rap for trying to be down? A few scrolls through Twitter show that Taco Bell, Denny’s Diner and iHo…

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On Fleek? Food Brands That Used Rap Slang To Flourish

Are food brands getting a bad rap for trying to be down? A few scrolls through Twitter show that Taco Bell, Denny’s Diner and iHo…

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How To Save Money Like An NBA Baller

Pictured: Milwaukee Bucks forward and rookie Jabari Parker The NBA’s Senior Vice President of Player Development, Greg Taylor, reveals the financial blueprint the league…

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Recap: The 15 Craziest Quotes From Last Night’s ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’

Love & Hip-Hop Hollywood Season 1, Episode 6 "Busted"…

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Global Week: What Millennials Should Know About… Bob Marley & The Wailers’ ‘Exodus’

VIBE revisits Bob Marley & The Wailers' Exodus LP for Global Week…

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Kim Kardashian Is Everything But Broke On ‘2 Broke Girls’

Kim Kardashian gets herself a cupcake on 2 Broke Girls. Rocking all white and feeling godly, Mrs. West also leaves a $100 tip as the…

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20 Mixed Twitter Reactions To Nicki Minaj’s ‘Only’

In case you missed the memo, Nicki Minaj’s “Only” featuring Drake, Lil’ Wayne and Chris Brown dropped and nothing was the same. With the opening…

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Charles Barkley On ‘Unintelligent Black People’ Comment: ‘I Stick By What I Said’

Charles Barkley will be the first to admit that he isn't Twitter-savvy, but he was well aware that his recent response to criticism about Seattle…

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Kendrick Lamar, Aloe Blacc & T.I. To Perform For NBA Tip-Off Week

LeBron James rocking a Cleveland Cavs jersey and the Knicks' triangle offense in motion are obvious reasons to flip to the NBA action during tip-off…

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Weekend In NFL: Geno Smith Yanked After 3 Picks, Maclin’s Gatorade Table Spill

Geno Smith's first quarter performance was facepalm after facepalm after facepalm. When the New York Jets took on the Buffalo Bills Sunday afternoon (Oct. 26)…

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