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.
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 …
Rudimental Talk ‘We the Generation’ Album, Getting Starstruck by Nas and Collaborating Wit…
London-bred band Rudimental open up about their new album, 'We the Generation,' getting starstruck by Nas and collaborating with Bobby Womack.
Meek Mill Is No Longer Welcome in Toronto
It looks like Meek Mill's beef with Drake has gone far beyond the hip-hop community and includes a politician from Toronto.
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.
Future Relies on Female Accomplices for a Setup in ‘Real Sisters’ Video
Leave it to the ladies to get the job done right. Future relies on two female accomplices to get his cash in the video for "Real Sisters," a song off his 'Beast Mode' mixtape.
Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Kiss for the World to See, Internet Erupts [VIDEO]
When a video of Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill kissing debuted, it wasn't too surprising that it would cause a frenzy among their fans.
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.
Kidd Kidd Arrested at 2015 XXL Freshman Class Concert in New York
G-Unit member Kidd Kidd was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday night (June 29) before his performance at the Best Buy Theater for the XXL Freshman Class concert in New York City.
Tori Kelly, Big Sean, Janelle Monae + More Perform at 2015 BET Awards
Find out how the performances went down at the 2015 BET Awards.
Drake Talks Toronto, Competing With Rappers in ‘Obey Your Thirst’ Documentary [VIDEO]
Drake opens up about Toronto and creating your own scene in 'Obey Your Thirst' documentary.
Janet Jackson to Receive Ultimate ICON Award at 2015 BET Awards
Janet Jackson will be honored with the Ultimate ICON: Music Dance Visual Award at the 2015 BET Awards.
Rick Ross Arrested in Georgia for Kidnapping, Aggravated Battery & Assault
Only two weeks after he was arrested for marijuana possession, Rick Ross has been arrested in Fayette County, Ga. However, this time it’s for kidnapping, aggravated battery and aggravated assault.