With over 10 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, YRB, Black Beat, Right On! and Rap-Up magazines, as well as digital outlets such as 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 a Weekend Editor position at AOL Music and then became the Deputy Editor for AOL’s music site TheBoomBox.com — a destination for interviews and news centered around hip-hop and R&B. In 2012, she launched Townsquare Media’s first hip-hop and R&B site TheDrop.fm. Georgette currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of TheBoombox.com, which is now under the Townsquare Media umbrella. Besides her work as a journalist, editor and writer, she was an Internet radio host with the “Rotten Apple Chicks,” an on-camera entertainment show featured weekly on AListRadio.net. She launched the Ladies First charity organization in 2013, which is a yearly fundraising event designed to raise money for Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation's domestic violence program. Georgette has also been tapped to share her expert opinion with such outlets as MTV News and CBS’ The Insider. In 2015, she was welcomed to speak at SXSW on a panel titled "Ladies First: How to be a Woman in Rap Journalism."
Nicki Minaj to Perform at 2015 MTV Video Music Awards
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Future Leads a Secret Society in ‘Where Ya At?’ Video Featuring Drake
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2015 BET Awards Winners
Artists like Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj have racked up six nominations apiece for the 2015 BET Awards. Find out which categories they came out victorious in at the awards show as well as other nominees such Beyonce, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, the Weeknd and more.
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The Game Sued for $12 Million After Fight on Basketball Court
A seemingly innocent game of basketball could cost the Game more than $12 million.
2015 XXL Freshman Class Cover Revealed
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Chris Brown Leaves Rehab
Time heals all wounds as the old adage goes, and in Chris Brown's case, he's experiencing a speedy recovery. The singer has officially left rehab after a mere two weeks in.