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.
Rick Ross and August Alsina Team Up for ‘She Just Wanna F—‘
With Rick Ross' new LP, 'Black Dollar,' dropping today (Sept. 3), the Miami rapper has also shared another single from the effort called "She Just Wanna F---" featuring August Alsina.
Rihanna Rocks Sheer Netted Top in New Dior Campaign [PHOTOS]
Rihanna strikes her best pose in photos for her Dior campaign. The R&B singer just posted photos from her latest shoot on Instagram.
‘Empire’ Season Two Trailers Reveal New Details [VIDEOS]
With the premiere of Empire‘s season 2 happening in 20 days, Fox’s hit dramatic series has revealed new trailers that give fans some hints on what to expect for the upcoming season.
10 Rappers & Singers Who Put School First
Since September is here and the first days of school have begun, The Boombox looked through college archives to find out which of hip-hop and R&B's major players walked away with a degree. Check out 10 Rappers & Singers Who Put School First.
Taylor Swift’s Squad: A Look at All ‘1989 World Tour’ Guests [GALLERY]
See all the celebs who have made surprise appearances on Taylor Swift's '1989 World Tour.'
Nicki Minaj Calls Out Miley Cyrus During Acceptance Speech at 2015 MTV Video Music Awards …
Nicki Minaj hugged it out and made up with Taylor Swift at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, but it looked like she was about to start a rumble with Miley Cyrus during her acceptance speech for Best Hip-Hop Video.
Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift Make Peace With ‘The Night Is Still Young’ and ‘Bad Blood’ Pe…
Nicki Minaj proved that there's no beef between her and Taylor Swift by bringing the country-turned-pop star onstage during her performance at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (Aug. 30).
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards: See the Looks
Find out what your favorite stars were wearing at this year's MTV VMAs.
Rihanna’s Most Iconic Outfits
Take look back at Rihanna's best looks and put together a series of her most memorable ensembles.
Are Wiz Khalifa and Rita Ora Dating?
Looks like Wiz Khalifa and Rita Ora have been spending more time together recently. Is love in the air?
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.
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 …