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.
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.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 4, Episode 15 Recap: Momma Dee Plans Her Wedding, Joseline…
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,' Momma Dee starts planning her wedding, Joseline records new music without Stevie J and Jessica Dime and TIffany Foxx start a war.
10 Hip-Hop and R&B Books You Should Read This Summer
If only Sir Mix-a-Lot rapped, "I like big books and I cannot lie," perhaps there would be a literacy craze that rivals his ode to booty. Summertime may have more people hitting the beach and exploring adventurous activities, but bringing a good book along for the ride makes the experience …
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 4, Episode 14 Recap: Yung Joc and Khadiyah’s Drama Continu…
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta', Yung Joc and Khadiyah break up again, Scrappy discovers Bambi's video and Margeaux wants her $10,000 from Stevie J.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 4, Episode 13 Recap: Rasheeda and Kalenna Are No Longer Fr…
In this week's episode of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,' Rasheeda and Kalenna have a falling out, Margeaux poses for Stevie's new magazine, Karlie and Sina seek revenge on Khadiyah and set her up.
Miss Piggy Takes on Rihanna’s ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’
Before Rihanna, Miss Piggy was the baddest on the block. So it only seems fitting for her to take on Rihanna's "Bitch Better Have My Money."
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.
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.
10 Hip-Hop and R&B Videos Celebrating Independence
In honor of Independence Day, The Boombox has compiled 10 music videos where R&B and hip-hop artists have conveyed their idea of freedom.
‘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.