Clay Cane is a New York City-based writer who is recognized for contributions in journalism. He graduated from Rutgers University, Phi Beta Kappa, with a B.A. in English and African American Studies. Clay has contributed to numerous publications such as The Root, AOL, Essence.com and The Advocate. He has interviewed various celebrities, including Beyoncé Knowles, Wendy Williams, Janet Jackson, Denzel Washington, Hilary Swank, Nicki Minaj and Jodie Foster. Clay has provided commentary for WVON (the largest black talk radio station in Chicago), BET, TV One and several online outlets. Currently, Clay is a member of New York Film Critics Online and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.