Bossip.com is the premier destination for African American popular culture and entertainment, with a voice that’s edgy, viciously hilarious, politically aware–and completely unique.
Bossip draws a loyal following of young and influential trendsetters who are up to date with what’s hot in society. Bossip was voted as the Best Hip-Hop Blog in 2008 by VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, one of Yahoo! Top Ten Blogger’s Roll 2009, and other mentions include a nomination for “Best Online Hip Hop Site” for the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards, recognition in the New York Daily News, Time Magazine, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, LA Times, New York Times, Boston Globe, USA Today, Washington Post, VH1, TMZ, CNN and more.
Senior Content Director, Pop Culture, iOne Digital: Janeé Bolden
Janeé Bolden is the Senior Content Director of Pop Culture at iOne Digital and manages editorial strategy for Bossip and GlobalGrind. Janeé joined the BOSSIP team as a Senior Editor in 2009 and has been working with GlobalGrind since 2017. As a veteran journalist, Janeé has appeared on HLN, Revolt, Fox Soul, CBS “The Talk,” and “BOSSIP on WeTV” as an expert in entertainment. Her byline has appeared in Variety, Black Enterprise, VIBE, XXL, and other publications.
Famous for her naturally curly crown, Janeé is also vocal in her support of the Crown Act, through her lifestyle brand CurlMob. When she’s not busy hiking with her dog Fletcher, Janeé enjoys researching delicious places to enjoy dim sum. Follow her on Instagram @janeebolden and on Twitter @janeetmb.
Deputy Editor: Danielle Canada
Danielle “Dani” Canada is a Deputy Editor and TV personality who’s been writing for over a decade and with the brand since 2014. She currently manages BOSSIP’s editorial staff while penning snarky headlines centered around Black and BIPOC news in the celebrity realm. In addition to BOSSIP, she previously starred on BOSSIP On WEtv seasons 1 and 2 before becoming a three-year recurring guest on Sister Circle TV and a current contributor to ALLBLK’s Social Society talk show. In her off time, Dani enjoys makeup, fashion, and every single iteration of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Associate Editor: Jason Lee
Jason “Jah” Lee, has been a BOSSIP editor since 2011 specializing in live-tweeting, reader engagement, and writing some of the most viral headlines on the Internet. He primarily covers “Bolitics” stories that follow Black political news and reports of racial injustice as well as sports, and film. Jason has been working in the entertainment and music industry since 2007 where he has discovered his love for covering quirky, strange, hard-to-believe, and sensational news that comes from everyday people. If you go viral for doing something crazy, the next post he writes might be about you! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Senior Editor: Alex Ford
Alex “Alejandro” Ford is an award-winning journalist, elderly millennial, and crab leg connoisseur who’s been with Bossip since 2013. He currently serves as Senior Editor focusing on trending celebrity topics, fun celebrity interviews, and entertainment event recaps.
With over 10 years of digital media experience, the pop culture junkie and his hilarious headlines have been featured in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, Jezebel, WIRED, VH1, and “Bossip On WeTV” where he became a popular GIF on social media.
Editor: Aiesha Letman
Aiesha Letman currently works as an editor and has been writing viral headlines and articles for BOSSIP since 2014. Aiesha covers trending celebrity news stories and scandals and her headlines have been highlighted in The New York Times and The Fader.
Previously, she appeared on “MTV’s Yo Momma” where she won $1,000 CASH MONEY. Aiesha has also contributed to headlines for “BOSSIP on WEtv“ and to the writers’ room for “Growing Up Hip Hop: BOSSIP Edition.” When she’s not writing viral headlines, she loves to travel, shop, and share beauty tips with her daughter. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
Weekend Associate Editor: Rebecah Jacobs
Rebecah Jacobs is a writer with ten years of experience and has been an associate editor at BOSSIP and Global Grind since 2017. She has previously written for VH1, Hola! USA, Uproxx, and more. Rebecah is a Los Angeles native obsessed with music, television, and pop culture who covers topics including new and emerging artists, reality TV, and celebrity and influencer news. When she’s not writing, she can be found enjoying live music, getting stressed out by the Lakers or LA Galaxy, or trying a new restaurant. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
Contributing Editor: Noah Williams
Noah Williams has been a staff writer at Bossip since 2019 and previously was a freelance writer for seven years. Noah covers Hip-Hop tech, cannabis, business, Marvel movies, stocks, sports, and compiles BOSSIP drink and gift guides. Outside of BOSSIP, Noah is an advisor to TicketRev.com, a Lakers and Alabama football fanatic, and a marketing legend with a broad sense of humor. He prides himself on being a two-time bee sting survivor and an enthusiast of fine cuisine from Popeyes Chicken and Chick-Fil-A. You can send all inquiries, pitches, and hate-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Editorial Operations Manager: Alexis Felder
As black entertainment-lifestyle print poobahs like Vibe, Ebony, and Jet foundered, high-traffic blogs like Bossip ramped up to represent in ‘09.”
– Yahoo! Blogger’s Roll Year in Review
“Bossip is the most viciously hilarious gossip website on the internet”
– GQ Magazine, February 2008