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.
Alicia Keys Wins 2014 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album
Alicia Keys wins a 2014 Grammy Award in the Best R&B Album category for 'Girl on Fire.'
Justin Timberlake Wins 2014 Grammy Award for Best R&B Song
Although the the 56th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony hasn't started yet, Justin Timberlake has already won in the Best R&B Song category with 'Pusher Love Girl.'
10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Ciara
From the very first time Ciara rocked a barely-there black top and low rider jeans and showed off lots of her caramel-colored curves in the video for her 2004 debut single, 'Goodies,' there was no doubt she was a hot commodity.
Ashanti Releases ‘A Wonderful Christmas With Ashanti’ EP
Ashanti is really feeling the Christmas spirit this year. Not only did she star in 'Christmas in the City,' a made-for-TV movie that premiered on Lifetime on Dec. 7, but the singer and actress has also just released a new Christmas EP.
10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Cassie
From serving as the face of Forever 21's 2013 summer collection to her 'I Know What You Want' video, there's no denying Cassie's sex appeal. And even though the little lady with the shaved head is Diddy's significant other, this doesn't mean she's shy about sh…
A$AP Rocky Fan Writes Honest Letter to Rapper
Kids really do say the darndest things. When North Carolina middle school student Graceson wanted to show his appreciation for A$AP Rocky, he decided to write the rapper a very candid letter.
Akon Plays a Modern Knight in Shining Armor in ‘So Blue’ Video
It's been a while since we've heard from Akon, but not to worry. The singer is back with a new visual for his latest song, 'So Blue.'
Chris Brown Released From Jail, Assault Charge Reduced to Misdemeanor
After spending 36 hours in a Washington, D.C., prison for a fight he was involved in over the weekend, Chris Brown was released without bail and charged with a misdemeanor instead of a felony on Monday afternoon (Oct. 28).
10 Must-See Rappers & Singers at CMJ 2013
A hotbed of buzzing talent, the CMJ Music Marathon kicks into high gear this week in New York City. From Oct. 15 to Oct. 19, hundreds of breakout artists and veteran performers will be performing for lucky CMJ badge holders and other concert-goers at venues throughout the boroughs of Brooklyn and Ma…
100 Hip-Hop Mugshots: Stories Behind the Most Notorious Arrests
Here's our list of 100 Hip-Hop Mugshots.
Azealia Banks Storms Off Stage at Listen Out Festival After Fan Throws Beer Can
As history has shown us, when you mess with Azealia Banks, she usually bites back. But when she almost got decked with a flying object over the weekend, she just walked off the stage.
Lauryn Hill Released From Prison, Debuts ‘Consumerism’
There's nothing like celebrating a release from prison than debuting a new track. To mark Lauryn Hill's departure from jail today, the singer and rapper gives fans 'Consumerism.'