Emily Tan is a freelance writer and photographer based in Jersey City, N.J. She been covering all things women, pop culture, music and tech since 2008. Emily has been published in the Seattle Times, AOL Music, Lemondop, CMJ, Spinner, PopEater. Currently, Emily contributes to a various places in the U.S. and U.K. including The Line of Best Fit, Idolator, Village Voice, Diffuser.fm and TheBoombox.com. contributes to various sites and publications in the U.S. and U.K. including TheBoomBox.com, Diffuser.fm, The Line of Best Fit, The 405 and Village Voice. Emily is usually on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee, at a gig, or cycling around the city.
The Zodiac Killer Has Been Identified
Investigators who have been following the case since the late '60s believe they have finally figured it out.
10 Rappers and Singers Showing Love for Their Dogs [PHOTO]
Check out these rappers and singers showing love for their pet pooch.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 6, Episode 16 Recap: Rasheeda Gets Paternity Test Results
In the season finale of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,' Rasheeda gets some DNA results from Jasmine.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 6, Episode 15 Recap: Kirk Files for Separation
In this episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,' Kirk surprises Rasheeda with a separation papers.
Gucci Mane and Zaytoven Breathe New Life Into Classic Tracks at Intimate NYC Show
The gig was part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York taking place this month.
Beyonce’s 10 Sexiest Videos
Get ready to take a cold shower after watching these videos.
20 Best Albums of 2016… So Far
The first half of 2016 has proven to be a great year for hip-hop and R&B and makes us excited for the coming months.
Fans Slam Madonna’s Tribute to Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards
Fans went on Twitter to bash Madonna's Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.
Diddy Is Opening a Charter School in Harlem: ‘Every Young Person Should Have the Tools They Need’
The Bad Boy exec's Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School will open in fall 2016.
2016 Grammy Awards Red Carpet
See what your favorite rappers and singers wore on the red carpet at the 2016 Grammys.
Fetty Wap, Post Malone Surprise Fans With G-Unit in New York City
Fetty Wap's career has been soaring to new heights. And on Wednesday night (Feb. 10), he showed his fans just how much he appreciated them.
25 Historic Moments in Run-DMC’s Career
In honor of Run-DMC receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Grammy Awards, the BoomBox takes a look back at the career highs and lows of the iconic rap trio.
Chris Brown’s Manager Responds to Battery Allegations, Victim Also Responds
Chris Brown's manager and alleged victim respond to his comments after the incident.
Pusha T vs. Post Malone — The Boombox Battle
In The Boombox Battle this week, songs from Pusha T and Post Malone compete to take the title. Vote for your favorite song here.
Travi$ Scott Is Being Blamed for Delaying Rihanna’s ‘Anti-‘ Album
Travis Scott is being blamed for why Rihanna has not yet released her highly anticipated album, 'Anti.'
David Banner Donates Recording Studio to Mississippi Boys & Girls Clubs
David Banner donated a studio to a local Boys & Girls Club in his hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.
10 Hip-Hop and R&B Videos That Show the True Meaning of Christmas
With Christmas upon us, these videos will not only warm your heart but also show you the meaning of the holiday season.
Pusha T Embarking on Darkest Before Dawn Tour in March 2016
Pusha T has announced dates for Darkest Before Dawn tour, which kicks offs in March 2016.
Fetty Wap Hitting the Road on His Welcome to the Zoo Tour
After canceling his previous tour in October following his motorcycle accident, Fetty Wap is ready to hit the road on his own headlining trek. The New Jersey rhymer just announced dates for his upcoming Welcome to the Zoo tour.
Lil Wayne and Rae Sremmurd Will Embark on ‘The Dedication’ Tour in 2016
Lil Wayne and Rae Sremmurd will be hitting the road together on a joint tour next year.
Nicki Minaj Wins Favorite Hip-Hop Album at 2015 American Music Awards [VIDEO]
Nicki MInaj blends sexy and sweet at the 2015 American Music Awards.
‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ Season 2, Episode 10 Recap: Willie Confronts Shanda About Stripping, Rich Dollaz and Fizz Meet, Hazel-E Bashes Teairra Mari
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Hollywood,' Willie confronts Shanda about stripping, Fizz and Rich meet for the first time and Hazel-E and Teairra Mari get into a fight.
Young Thug Calls Out Metro Boomin, Praises Future
After Metro Boomin saluted Future's mixtape game and bashed other rappers for releasing too many projects in a given year, Young Thug has a few choice words for the producer.
19 Surprising Artist Moments Caught on Camera During MTV’s Golden Years
See which rappers hung out with TV's biggest actors at the time or which R&B singers shared a few laughs with boy band members and rock stars. Check out 19 Surprising Artist Moments Caught on Camera During MTV's Golden Years.
10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton exudes sexiness. Whether she's dressed casually in a tank top, jeans and leather jacket or wearing the most elegant of gowns, the singer's sex appeal just comes naturally. Check out 10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Toni Braxton here.
Janet Jackson vs. Usher – The Boombox Battle
In The Boombox Battle this week, songs from Janet Jackson and Usher compete to take the title. Vote for your favorite song here.
16 Lessons Usher Can Teach You About Life
The Boombox takes a visual trip down memory lane to see what sage advice we can get from his lyrics, quotes and even his selfies on Instagram. Here are 16 Lessons Usher Can Teach You About Life.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Are Expecting a Baby
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen will be a trio very soon. The Grammy winner and Sports Illustrated model have revealed that they are expecting a baby.
August Alsina vs. Chris Brown — The Boombox Battle
In The Boombox Battle this week, August Alsina's 'Why I Do It' featuring Lil Wayne goes up against Chris Brown's "Zero." Only you can decide which song comes out on top by voting.
The Game Reminisces About Career and Life in Compton at ‘The Making of The Documentary 2′ Screening [EXCLUSIVE]
On Monday night (Sept. 21) at the Angelika Film Center in New York City, the Game gave a theater full of journalists, radio personalities and friends a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his new album through a documentary.