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Georgette Cline

With over 10 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, YRB, Black Beat, Right On! and Rap-Up magazines, as well as digital outlets such as 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 a Weekend Editor position at AOL Music and then became the Deputy Editor for AOL’s music site TheBoomBox.com — a destination for interviews and news centered around hip-hop and R&B. In 2012, she launched Townsquare Media’s first hip-hop and R&B site TheDrop.fm. Georgette currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of TheBoombox.com, which is now under the Townsquare Media umbrella. Besides her work as a journalist, editor and writer, she was an Internet radio host with the “Rotten Apple Chicks,” an on-camera entertainment show featured weekly on AListRadio.net. She launched the Ladies First charity organization in 2013, which is a yearly fundraising event designed to raise money for Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation's domestic violence program. Georgette has also been tapped to share her expert opinion with such outlets as MTV News and CBS’ The Insider. In 2015, she was welcomed to speak at SXSW on a panel titled "Ladies First: How to be a Woman in Rap Journalism."
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2015 XXL Freshmen Cypher Part 2 Includes GoldLink, OG Maco and Vince Staples [VIDEO]

The East and West Coasts comes together with the South in Part 2 of the 2015 XXL Freshmen cypher. Washington, D.C. native GoldLink; Long Beach, Calif. rhymer Vince Staples and Atlanta's own OG Maco throw lyrical darts over the Don Cannon-produced beat.

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Bobby Shmurda Arrested at Rikers Island for Taking Weapon From Girlfriend During Jail Visit

Bobby Shmurda's time behind bars is playing out like a bad movie. The 20-year-old rapper, who's already in jail, was arrested on Rikers Island in New York on June 21 after officials witnessed his girlfriend giving him a weapon during a jail visit.

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2015 XXL Freshmen Cypher Part 1 Features Kidd Kidd, K Camp, Tink and Raury [VIDEO]

You know your Monday is off to a good start when you can watch a hip-hop cypher and be satisfied with the content. Now that you've seen the individual freestyles of all 10 rappers featured on the XXL Freshman Class cover, it's cypher time.

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2015 BET Awards Winners

Artists like Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj have racked up six nominations apiece for the 2015 BET Awards. Find out which categories they came out victorious in at the awards show as well as other nominees such Beyonce, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, the Weeknd and more.

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Raury’s XXL Freshman Freestyle Proves He’s a Solid Storyteller [VIDEO]

Raury likely isn't the first rapper that comes to mind when you think of hip-hop but that doesn't mean his skills aren't comparable to the rest of the artists gracing the 2015 XXL Freshman Class cover. The Atlanta native showcases why he deserves a spot alongside his peers in his Freshman Freestyle.

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