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.
Young Thug Makes Out With Himself in ‘Best Friend’ Video
Young Thug pushes his artistic prowess to the limit in his latest visual for "Best Friend."
‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Rich Wants Moniece to Cover Up Her T…
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Hollywood,' Rich tells Moenice to cover up a tattoo inspired by an ex-boyfriend, Nia confronts Soulja Boy's side chick and Princess and Teairra Mari become friends.
Lil Wayne and Christina Milian Break Up
As the year of the breakup continues, Lil Wayne and Christina Milian have called it quits.
10 Perfect Songs to Get You Through a Horrible Day
Not having the best day? These tracks will lift your spirits up in no time. Check out the 10 Perfect Songs to Get You Through a Horrible Day.
Made in America Festival 2015 Day Two: The Weeknd, J. Cole, Big Sean & More Rock the Crowd…
From the Weeknd's fantastic performance to Future's album news and more, check out what went down on day two at the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia.
Made in America Festival 2015 Day One: Beyonce, Meek Mill, Vic Mensa & More Heat Up the St…
From Beyonce, who delivered a high-powered performance, to Meek Mill bringing out Nicki Minaj to Vic Mensa’s energetic set, take a look at the hottest moments of day one at the 2015 Made in America festival.
Raheem DeVaughn Makes the Ladies Melt in ‘Black Ice Cream’ Video
Raheem DeVaughn is not done promoting his latest album, 'Love Sex Passion.' The self-proclaimed "Love King" is back with a new video for his single, "Black Ice Cream."
‘Empire’ Season Two Trailers Reveal New Details [VIDEOS]
With the premiere of Empire‘s season 2 happening in 20 days, Fox’s hit dramatic series has revealed new trailers that give fans some hints on what to expect for the upcoming season.
Rick Ross and August Alsina Team Up for ‘She Just Wanna F—‘
With Rick Ross' new LP, 'Black Dollar,' dropping today (Sept. 3), the Miami rapper has also shared another single from the effort called "She Just Wanna F---" featuring August Alsina.
Rihanna Rocks Sheer Netted Top in New Dior Campaign [PHOTOS]
Rihanna strikes her best pose in photos for her Dior campaign. The R&B singer just posted photos from her latest shoot on Instagram.
10 Rappers & Singers Who Put School First
Since September is here and the first days of school have begun, The Boombox looked through college archives to find out which of hip-hop and R&B's major players walked away with a degree. Check out 10 Rappers & Singers Who Put School First.
A$AP Rocky Teams Up With Twenty One Pilots to Perform ‘L$D’ & ‘M’$’ at 2015 MTV Video Musi…
A$AP Rocky is known for his unexpected musical inspirations. Rod Stewart on his track "Everyday" is a perfect example. So the A$AP Mob leader was the perfect artist to join forces with Twenty One Pilots at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night (Aug. 30).
Kanye West Announces Presidential Bid During 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Speech [VIDEO]
Kanye West announces his 2020 presidential run during his acceptance speech for the MTV Video Vanguard award.
Nicki Minaj Calls Out Miley Cyrus During Acceptance Speech at 2015 MTV Video Music Awards …
Nicki Minaj hugged it out and made up with Taylor Swift at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, but it looked like she was about to start a rumble with Miley Cyrus during her acceptance speech for Best Hip-Hop Video.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 4 Reunion Part 1: Karlie Redd’s Loyalty Is Questioned, Nik…
In the first part of the 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' season 4 reunion, Karlie Redd is thrown in the hot seat for how she treats her friends, Nikko London challenges Stevie J to another fight and Mimi's threesome comes to light.
Janelle Monae’s Electric Style Evolution
Janelle Monae is a style goddess. She's one artist who constantly uses her unique fashion sense to showcase her vibrant personality. Check out Janelle Monae's Electric Style Evolution.
Drake Earns First Platinum-Selling Album of 2015
Drake is on the winning side of both beefs and album sales. The rapper's If You're Reading This It's Too Late has been named the first album released in 2015 to reach platinum status.
20 Singers and Rappers Get Turned Into Cereal Art
From Drake to Aaliyah and more, see 20 Singers and Rappers Get Turned Into Cereal Art.
Audio Push Show Respect to Mobb Deep and Meek Mill on ‘My Turn II’ EP [EXCLUSIVE]
In order to have a lasting presence in hip-hop these days, an artist needs to keep the hits coming. Lucky for Audio Push, that's just what they're doing with the release of their latest EP, 'My Turn 2.'
Rudimental Talk ‘We the Generation’ Album, Getting Starstruck by Nas and Collaborating Wit…
London-bred band Rudimental open up about their new album, 'We the Generation,' getting starstruck by Nas and collaborating with Bobby Womack.
Meek Mill Is No Longer Welcome in Toronto
It looks like Meek Mill's beef with Drake has gone far beyond the hip-hop community and includes a politician from Toronto.
Kanye West’s ‘All Day/I Feel Like That’ Video to Premiere in a Museum
Yeezy's latest piece of art is about to be unveiled — where else? — in a museum.
Kid N’ Play Talk Career Highlights, the State of Hip-Hop in 2015 and Solo Projects [EXCLUS…
Kid N' Play have survived the music industry for over 25 years and are still going strong as a group and with their solo projects. Take a look as Play speaks on their career highlights, the state of hip-hop in 2015, what they've got on the horizon and more.
Future Relies on Female Accomplices for a Setup in ‘Real Sisters’ Video
Leave it to the ladies to get the job done right. Future relies on two female accomplices to get his cash in the video for "Real Sisters," a song off his 'Beast Mode' mixtape.
Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Kiss for the World to See, Internet Erupts [VIDEO]
When a video of Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill kissing debuted, it wasn't too surprising that it would cause a frenzy among their fans.
10 Singers & Rappers Who Never Stop Working
If you think about taking that day off from the 9-to-5, these ladies and gents are sure to make you feel guilty with the work they put in. Check out 10 Singers & Rappers Who Never Stop Working.
Kidd Kidd Arrested at 2015 XXL Freshman Class Concert in New York
G-Unit member Kidd Kidd was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday night (June 29) before his performance at the Best Buy Theater for the XXL Freshman Class concert in New York City.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 4, Episode 10 Recap: Yung Joc Gets Handcuffed, Kalenna Wan…
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,' Yung Joc gets handcuffed once again by a fed up Khadiyah, Kalenna looks to Waka Flocka Flame's mother for business guidance and Joseline's tricking days are exposed by Jessica Dime.
Tori Kelly, Big Sean, Janelle Monae + More Perform at 2015 BET Awards
Find out how the performances went down at the 2015 BET Awards.
Drake Talks Toronto, Competing With Rappers in ‘Obey Your Thirst’ Documentary [VIDEO]
Drake opens up about Toronto and creating your own scene in 'Obey Your Thirst' documentary.