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."
Zendaya Addresses Criticism of Her ‘Dora the Explorer’ Hair at 2015 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choi…
Zendaya can't seem to catch a break when it comes to her hair. After wearing dreadlocks to the Oscars last month and being slammed for her look by E! Fashion Police host Giuilana Rancic, now fans are attacking her for the 'do she showcased at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at the…
Chris Brown’s Probation Ends, Rihanna Assault Case Closed
This is a TGIF that Chris Brown can truly be thankful for. The singer's felony probation as a result of his 2009 assault against then-girlfriend Rihanna has come to an end.
Suge Knight Collapses in Court After Judge Sets $25 Million Bail [VIDEO]
Suge Knight's health is quickly deteriorating as he faces murder charges for a fatal hit-and-run. The former Death Row Records co-founder collapsed in a Los Angeles courtroom after a judge set his bail at $25 million during a hearing Friday afternoon (March 20).
Denitia and Sene Promote Good Vibes, Talk Changing Lives and Perform ‘Side Fx.’ for ‘Next …
Watch singers denitia and sene discuss their musical direction, changing lives and perform the silky sounds of "Because We Are Fools and "Side fx." for The Boombox's #NextUp series presented by McDonald's.
PARTYNEXTDOOR Does Things His Way at Irving Plaza in New York City [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
A Sunday night (March 1) in New York City is usually reserved for relaxation and mentally preparing for the work week ahead, but not when PARTYNEXTDOOR is in town. The R&B singer sprinkled his sonic magic throughout the air for a sold-out crowd at Irving Plaza for the Big Apple stop on his PND L…
Nicki Minaj and Christina Milian Argue Over Use of ‘Pretty on Fleek’
Nicki Minaj and Christina Milian are arguing over a word that entered the pop culture lexicon last year: fleek.
Keyshia Cole Calls Out Estranged Husband Daniel ‘Booby’ Gibson for Shady Behavior
When Keyshia Cole and her husband Daniel "Boobie" Gibson split last year, the singer was more vocal about their trials and tribulations in her music than speaking on the matter in a public forum. Now Cole is airing out her ex-man's shady behavior on Instagram.
Kanye West Announces ‘So Help Me God’ Album
Kanye West's seventh solo album could drop at any moment now that we know the title. The rapper announced his new LP, So Help Me God, on the first of the month (March 1). Yeezy season is here.
Justine Skye Discusses Changing R&B, Self-Confidence and Jay Z’s Support, Performs ‘Collid…
Justine Skye shares stories of her rise to stardom, her goals to change R&B and performs ‘Collide’ in addition to ‘Hard Work’ for The Boombox's #NextUp series presented by McDonald's Our Food, Your Questions.
Hip-Hop and R&B Community React to John Legend and Common’s Oscar Win for ‘Glory’
When Common and Legend were announced as the winners of Best Original Song at the Oscars, the hip-hop and R&B community celebrated their peers' major accomplishment on social media.