With over nine 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, Black Beat, Right On! and Rap-Up magazines, as well as digital outlets such as AOL Music’s TheBoomBox.com, 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 the Deputy Editor role for AOL Music site TheBoomBox.com -- a destination for interviews and news centered around hip-hop and R&B. Georgette currently leads Townsquare Media's hip-hop and R&B site TheDrop.fm, where the focus is on providing readers with an entertaining and informative view of both genres through exclusive video and editorial content. Besides her work as an editor and writer, she was an Internet radio host with the “Rotten Apple Chicks,” an on-camera entertainment show featured weekly on AListRadio.net. In 2009, she launched a personal project called LuxLadies.com, a website dedicated to inspiring and prolific women. Georgette has also served as a music and pop culture expert on television, appearing on MTV News and The Insider speaking on artists like Beyonce, Chris Brown, Drake and Wale. Her editorial work can be read at georgettecline.com.
Kat Dahlia Keeps the Party Going on ‘Clocks’
Kat Dahlia is setting the time for a wild night out on her new anthem, 'Clocks.'
Jay Z Talks Growth, Competitive Spirit and New York Connection in ‘The Truth’
Jay Z's name shows up on many rap fans' Top 5 Dead or Alive lists and for good reason. The Brooklyn native is an ever-evolving force, businessman and hip-hop storyteller. In a sit-down with Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson for 'The Truth' video series, Hov shares many thoughts on his growth, competitive spirit, New York connection and more.
A$AP Ferg Debuts ‘Trap Lord’ Album Cover, Tracklist
Before A$AP Ferg's debut LP, 'Trap Lord,' arrives next month, the Harlem native provides a look at the cover of the project and the tracklist.
Go Fishing With N.O.R.E.
There's a first time for everything, even for a man as seasoned as N.O.R.E.
Kat Dahlia Brings the Heat With ‘Fireman’
After releasing 'Gangsta,' Kat Dahlia returns with 'Fireman,' a scorching new track produced by Cinematic.
N.O.R.E. Reflects on Big Pun’s ‘Capital Punishment’ Album 15 Years Later [Video]
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Lil Wayne’s Mountain Dew Endorsement Severed by PepsiCo
Lil Wayne's own words have hurt him today. PepsiCo, the parent company of Mountain Dew, has severed ties with the popular rapper after he made a vulgar reference to civil rights icon Emmett Till in a remix to Future's song, 'Karate Chop.'
Azealia Banks Takes Aim at A$AP Rocky’s Sexuality, A$AP Nast Shares Lewd Photo of Her
Azealia Banks strikes again. In what has become her signature platform -- Twitter -- the '212' rapper takes aim at fellow Harlem rhymer A$AP Rocky and his fellow A$AP Mob member A$AP Nast. Only the berating remarks backfired a bit today when Nast shared a lewd photo of her via his Twitter page.
Go Fishing With Jake Miller
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Waka Flocka is a certified comedian, even if he's never once went the stand-up route. The rapper, who has a new album, 'Flockaveli Part 2,' ready for release this year, never holds back during a conversation. This fact is evident in a hilarious talk where he reveals his biggest fear, a new video game app he's launching and how he uses porn to get close to a lady.
Governors Ball 2013: Kanye West, Nas, Miguel Added to Lineup
Winter's here and it's a drag if you're the kind of person who hates waking up to the bitter cold and seeing your breathe form cloudy shapes in front of your face. But don't fear, warm weather is around the corner and with it comes music festivals like Governors Ball 2013. The lineup for the event was announced today and big names like Kanye West and Nas are on the bill.
Classified Releases 15th Album, Talks Raekwon Collaboration & Production Skills
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