Adelle Platon

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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What Millennials Should Know About… Spice Girls ‘Spice’

VIBE spotlights some of music's most essential timepieces for Gen Y Spice Girls Spice (1996) Elevator Pitch: The Spice Girls…


6 Things Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pinkprint’ Album Artwork Looks Like

Before we begin, a disclaimer that VIBE is all for Nicki Minaj's triumphs. With her highly anticipated return to rap on The Pinkprint (due Dec.


Weekend In NFL: Peyton & Brady’s ‘Sweet 16,’ Dez Bryant Joins Roc Nation

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady faced off for the 16th time in the league as the New England Patriots took on the Denver Broncos in…


HBO Developing Black Brothers Comedy ‘Bros’—And We’re Here For It

Some new bros are in the house. HBO is developing a comedy about three African-American siblings—two straight and one gay—as they tackle…


Week In Tweets: Amanda Bynes Back, Michael Jordan Takes A Selfie

Right on schedule, timeline terror Amanda Bynes returned to Twitter on Halloween after her release from a mental facility. Flying into an e-rage, the troubled…


Monster Mash: A Hip Hop Halloween Playlist

The perfect tunes for an Oct. 31 turn-up Welcome to the one day of the calendar year where the creep life is widely accepted. With…


Celeb Costumes That Slayed Halloween 2014

Thriller nights Photo Credit: INF Photo…


Fails Of The Week: Keyshia Cole, The New York Knicks And More

Who: Keyshia Cole What: Bumping and grinding on a piano for Birdman Redemption: Beyonce has the surfboard covered, Mimi's shower rods sold out…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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

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


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…


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…


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…

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