Jaelani Turner-Williams is an Ohio-raised, Los Angeles-based culture writer with bylines in Chartmetric, Essence GU, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, VMP, and other outlets. She covers music, literature, film and television, design, fashion, beauty, identity and pop culture.

She specializes in digital and print media, having experience with features, interviews, liner notes, album/artist bios, reviews, branded content, and special projects.

A graduate of The Ohio State University, she is a budding scriptwriter with projects for audio-first digital media company Double Elvis Productions. She is currently executive editor of biannual lifestyle, fashion and culture publication Tidal Mag.

She is not on Instagram. Do not contact her about impersonator pages, just report and block them. She doesn’t write about artists in exchange for money.