With over nine years experience in the publishing and entertainment industry, Georgette Cline, a graduate of New York University, has written for the pages of VIBE, Complex, GIANT, TRACE, XXL, Black Beat, Right On! and Rap-Up magazines, as well as digital outlets such as AOL Music’s TheBoomBox.com, the Associated Press, Vibe.com and Rap-Up.com. From 2007 to 2009, Georgette held the Senior Editor role at renowned urban teen magazines Black Beat and Right On!. She was also a Senior Editor with Rap-Up magazine and Rap-Up.com -- a site featuring interviews and news coverage on pop culture’s brightest stars -- from 2006 to 2011. She moved on to the Deputy Editor role for AOL Music site TheBoomBox.com -- a destination for interviews and news centered around hip-hop and R&B. Georgette currently leads Townsquare Media's hip-hop and R&B site TheDrop.fm, where the focus is on providing readers with an entertaining and informative view of both genres through exclusive video and editorial content. Besides her work as an editor and writer, she was an Internet radio host with the “Rotten Apple Chicks,” an on-camera entertainment show featured weekly on AListRadio.net. In 2009, she launched a personal project called LuxLadies.com, a website dedicated to inspiring and prolific women. Georgette has also served as a music and pop culture expert on television, appearing on MTV News and The Insider speaking on artists like Beyonce, Chris Brown, Drake and Wale. Her editorial work can be read at georgettecline.com.
See Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Album Cover with Crazy Hairstyles
When Drake debuted his evolution from childhood to manhood in an illustration on the Kadir Nelson-designed cover of his third album, 'Nothing Was the Same,' one of the most noticeably detailed aspects of the image is the hairstyles. One cover depicts the rapper as a baby with an afro, while the other artwork showcases the Toronto native with a low fade and deep side part. So what would happen if g
Jay Z Talks Self-Growth, Competitive Spirit and New York Connection in ‘The Truth’
Jay Z's name shows up on many rap fans' Top 5 Dead or Alive lists and for good reason. The Brooklyn native is an ever-evolving force, businessman and hip-hop storyteller. In a sit-down with Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson for 'The Truth' video series, Hov shares many thoughts on his self-growth, competitive spirit, New York connection and more.
Drake’s OVO Artist PARTYNEXTDOOR Readies New Music
When Drake puts his support behind a new artist, his fans and critics take note.
Go Fishing With N.O.R.E.
There's a first time for everything, even for a man as seasoned as N.O.R.E.
Eminem’s ‘Without Me’ Drives ‘Despicable Me 2′ Trailer [Video]
Eminem is busy crafting his eighth studio album, so new tracks are definitely on the horizon. While fans wait for the highly anticipated project to debut, they can be satisfied with an old Slim Shady favorite in the meantime.
Dog Busts a Move to Eminem’s ‘Shake That’ – Best of YouTube
Who knew a cute canine could bust a move better than the rhythmically-challenged? Well, here's proof. And to top it off, the dog chose a song from one of the best rapper's in hip-hop to demonstrate just how he gets down: Eminem. Harley shakes his furry behind to the appropriately titled Marshall Mathers' hit 'Shake That,' off his 'Curtain Call: The Hits' LP...
N.O.R.E. Gives Scott Disick a Chance and a Microphone [Video]
N.O.R.E. and Scott Disick come from two vastly different worlds. But that doesn't mean the two can't combine their talents to create a rather hilarious final product. On the rapper's new album, 'Student of the Game,' he brings back the lost art form of the hip-hop skit, giving Disick the opportunity to come along for the ride. Face it, emcees don't make 'em like they used to -- remember the Chines
Stacy Barthe Shows a Brighter Tomorrow in ‘Hell Yeah!’ Video With Rick Ross
Remember when Stacy Barthe went fishing with us? Well, now she's back to let us know she understands there are just some days where the devil is all in the way. In her new video for ' Hell Yeah!' the songstress touches on society's ills with the help of Rick Ross. Yet she's out to prove tomorrow will bring a better outcome.
N.O.R.E. Reflects on Big Pun’s ‘Capital Punishment’ Album 15 Years Later [Video]
Big Pun's debut solo album, 'Capital Punishment,' earned the Bronx-born rapper many firsts in his career. Once the critically-acclaimed opus was released on April 28, 1998, the Terror Squad member found himself soaring to the top of the charts...
Azealia Banks Takes Aim at A$AP Rocky’s Sexuality, A$AP Nast Shares Lewd Photo of Her
Azealia Banks strikes again. In what has become her signature platform -- Twitter -- the '212' rapper takes aim at fellow Harlem rhymer A$AP Rocky and his fellow A$AP Mob member A$AP Nast. Only the berating remarks backfired a bit today when Nast shared a lewd photo of her via his Twitter page.
Rick Ross Releases Official Statement on ‘Rape Lyric,’ Wants ‘Healthy Dialogue’
After Reebok officially ended its business partnership with Rick Ross as a result of his offensive "rape lyric" featured in Rocko's song 'U.O.E.N.O.,' the Maybach Music Group leader has released an official statement amidst the controversy, which began last month.
Eminem Tour Dates Revealed, New Album Arriving Soon
If money isn't a major issue, then hop on a flight to witness Eminem grace the stage overseas this summer. The lauded rapper is set to perform a handful of dates in countries like Belgium and France. Thanks to Aftermath, Slim Shady fans can plan ahead to see him rap through tracks like 'Guilty Conscience,' 'Stan' and 'Not Afraid' live.
Ray J’s ‘I Hit It First’ Debuts, Lyrics Focus on Kim Kardashian, Kanye West
Ray J doesn't hold back on his new Bobby Brackins-assisted song, 'I Hit It First,' which finds him singing a catchy tune about the woman he once made a sex tape with: Kim Kardashian.
Waka Flocka Talks Biggest Fear, New Video Game App and Porn
Waka Flocka is a certified comedian, even if he's never once went the stand-up route. The rapper, who has a new album, 'Flockaveli Part 2,' ready for release this year, never holds back during a conversation. This fact is evident in a hilarious talk where he reveals his biggest fear, a new video game app he's launching and how he uses porn to get close to a lady.
Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne Head to the Bedroom in ‘High School’ Video
Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne head to the bedroom in the Benny Boom-directed video for 'High School,' the latest single off her recently released album, 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up.'
Aaliyah at Center of Lawsuit for Song Rights
Even as she rests in peace, Aaliyah can't seem to get a break when it comes to the way her music is being handled after her death.
Kid Cudi vs. Ghostface Killah – Rap Battle
Kid Cudi's' 'Immortal' won by a landslide in this week's Rap Battle. Fans of Papoose and Remy Ma's 'Whats My Name' just didn't pull their weight during the song competition.
The-Dream Gets Chopped and Screwed on ‘Tron,’ Releases ‘Parental Advisory’ Mix
Now this is a side of The-Dream we haven't heard before. The lauded singer-songwriter delivers chopped and screwed vocals on 'Tron,' the newest release to come from his forthcoming album, 'IV Play.'
Jamie Foxx Sings to Trayvon Martin’s Parents at Anniversary Vigil
Hoodies were worn as a sign of remembrance last night (Feb. 26), which marked the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. To honor his life, people gathered in New York City's Union Square for a vigil. During the event, actor-singer Jamie Foxx expressed some heartfelt words to Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, and turned to song to have his sentiment felt.
Joe Budden Caters to the Ladies in ‘She Don’t Put It Down’ Video
Ladies love Joe Budden and it's no secret he's a loverboy as well. With his third studio album, 'No Love Lost,' in stores this week, the New Jersey-born rapper debuts the Eif Rivera-directed video for 'She Don't Put It Down.'
Beyonce Unveils the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Dates
Since she surely had the attention of millions last night following her Super Bowl XLVII hafltime performance, Beyonce took advantage of the moment to announce a world tour.
Eve Announces ‘Lip Lock’ Release Date, Collaborates With Pusha T, Juicy J
More than a decade has passed since Eve released an album, but fans won't have to wait another 10 years to hear her next LP. The Philly rap star has announced the release date for her fourth effort, 'Lip Lock.'
Governors Ball 2013: Kanye West, Nas, Miguel Added to Lineup
Winter's here and it's a drag if you're the kind of person who hates waking up to the bitter cold and seeing your breathe form cloudy shapes in front of your face. But don't fear, warm weather is around the corner and with it comes music festivals like Governors Ball 2013. The lineup for the event was announced today and big names like Kanye West and Nas are on the bill.
Classified Releases 15th Album, Talks Raekwon Collaboration & Production Skills
There are two things Classified fancies: weed and live instrumentation. The Canadian-based rapper and producer, who has a self-described "addictive personality," makes no apologies for smoking marijuana -- a practice he regularly raps about on his albums. His 15th self-titled LP, which debuts today, features one track that touches on the greenery, but it goes deeper than that.
Just Blaze Joins Forces With Baauer for Jay-Z-Sampled ‘Higher’
Producer Just Blaze is taking his career to a new level by embracing electronic music in all its glory. He'll be releasing a project centered around the genre later this year and now he delivers some of his masterful work on the Jay-Z-sampled track 'Higher.'
Miguel Falls Off Stage in London
Oops, he did it again. Singer Miguel impressed a London audience with his vocal stylings yet also scared them simultaneously when he fell off the stage during his performance Thursday (Jan. 17).
Brian McKnight Returns With ‘More Than Words’ Album, Colbie Caillat Collaboration
Remember when Brian McKnight was toying with the idea of doing an adult mixtape? Last year, he debuted the inspiration for the tape, the R&B ode 'If You're Ready to Learn,' which was dedicated to teaching a woman how to use her nether regions properly. Well, that project hasn't seen the light of day but another one will in the coming months. The crooner is set to release a new album, 'More Tha
A$AP Ferg Signs Deal With RCA Records
A$AP Rocky's crew is getting put on. Fellow A$AP Mob member A$AP Ferg has inked a deal with Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Purchase $11 Million Mansion
Looks like baby Kimye is going to be living in the lap of luxury. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have purchased an $11 million mansion together.
Kanye West Shows Major PDA to Kim Kardashian During New Year’s Eve Celebration
By the look of Kanye West's face Monday night (Dec. 31), he's madly in love with the mother of his child, Kim Kardashian. The two demonstrated some serious PDA while welcoming 2013 together at 1OAK nightclub in Las Vegas.