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."
Rick Ross Arrested in Georgia
Rick Ross' penchant for smoking weed has gotten him in trouble once again. The rapper was arrested for marijuana possession in Georgia Wednesday afternoon (June 10).
2015 XXL Freshman Class Cover Revealed
Prepare yourself for the celebrations and the debates because the 2015 XXL Freshman class cover is here.
Kendrick Lamar Enters Taylor Swift’s Kick-Ass World in ‘Bad Blood’ Video
Taylor Swtft debuted the visual for her 1989 cut "Bad Blood" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night (May 17) and the result was cinematic excellence with some solid bars from Kendrick Lamar.
Hip-Hop Community Reacts to Chinx’s Death
Waking up to news that a friend had passed away is how many rappers unfortunately began their day Sunday (May 17) after finding out that New York rapper Chinx had been gunned down. The hip-hop community is sharing sympathy for his family and friends on social media.
Chinx Shot and Killed in New York
The hip-hop community has lost one of its own today. Rapper Chinx, formerly known as Chinx Drugz, was murdered in Queens, N.Y. early this morning (May 17).
Jason Derulo Performs ‘Want to Want Me,’ ‘In My Head’ at Applebee’s Taste the Change Fest …
Free is a word that doesn't go unnoticed and when it comes to food and a Jason Derulo concert, you better pay attention. The singer graced the stage for a surprise show in the heart of New York City's Times Square for Applebee's Taste the Change Fest on Wednesday (May 13).
Rihanna Rocks Yellow Embellished Robe at 2015 Met Gala [PHOTOS]
When Rihanna entered the room at the 2015 Met Gala on Monday night (May 4), the singer turned heads as she walked the red carpet in a gold embellished gown that would make Cinderella jealous.
Beyonce Glitters in Givenchy Gown at 2015 Met Gala [PHOTOS]
Just when it seemed like Beyonce wasn't going to show up to the 2015 Met Gala, the singer entered tardy to the party for dramatic effect considering her gown was a show-stopper.
Suge Knight’s Bail Reduction Denied, Floyd Mayweather Won’t Be Coming to the Rescue
Suge Knight's time behind bars is looking bleaker by the day. During an arraignment in Los Angeles court on Thursday morning (April 30), the former Death Row Records founder's request for a bail reduction was denied.
Chris Brown Tells Blac Chyna to ‘Chill Out’ With Feud Against Tyga and Kylie Jenner
Chris Brown is stepping in to diffuse the drama bomb between Tyga and Blac Chyna.