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.
20 Best Singles of 2016… So Far
Some Rihanna. Some Kanye. Check out our picks for this year's best hip-hop and R&B songs.
Dave East and BJ the Chicago Kid Drop ‘Hold Me Down’
The 2016 XXL Freshman and Chicago singer team up for the new song. Listen to it here.
Rihanna vs. Tory Lanez — The Boombox Battle
Rihanna and Tory Lanez will be going head-to-head this week. Vote for your favorite song here.
Rihanna vs. Chrisette Michele — The Boombox Battle
Rihanna and Chrisette Michele will be going head-to-head this week. Vote for your favorite song here.
Fans Slam Madonna’s Tribute to Prince at 2016 Billboard Music Awards
Fans went on Twitter to bash Madonna's Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.
Watch Rihanna’s Soulful ‘Love On The Brain’ Performance at Billboard Music Awards
Rihanna took the Billboard stage to perform the 'Anti' ballad.
2016 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet: Rihanna, Ciara & More Dazzle
See what your favorite R&B and hip-hop stars wore on the red carpet.
Chris Brown’s Manager Responds to Battery Allegations, Victim Also Responds
Chris Brown's manager and alleged victim respond to his comments after the incident.
10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton exudes sexiness. Whether she's dressed casually in a tank top, jeans and leather jacket or wearing the most elegant of gowns, the singer's sex appeal just comes naturally. Check out 10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Toni Braxton here.
16 Lessons Usher Can Teach You About Life
The Boombox takes a visual trip down memory lane to see what sage advice we can get from his lyrics, quotes and even his selfies on Instagram. Here are 16 Lessons Usher Can Teach You About Life.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Are Expecting a Baby
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen will be a trio very soon. The Grammy winner and Sports Illustrated model have revealed that they are expecting a baby.
10 Reminders Janet Jackson Slays Any Time, Any Place
No matter what she does, Ms. Jackson (if you're nasty) is a bona fide star. So while we wait for her highly anticipated 11th studio album, 'Unbreakable,' here are 10 Reminders Janet Jackson Slays Any Time, Any Place.