Rania Aniftos is a Billboard staff writer and has been writing for billboard.com since she was an editorial intern in 2017. She graduated from the University of Southern California (Class of 2017) with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in music industry. From interviewing artists like Christina Aguilera and HAIM on their recent projects to delving into the latest social media and style trends, Rania is passionate about all things pop, rock and lifestyle. The New York-born, Los Angeles-based music journalist is a proud daughter of Greek-Cypriot immigrants, and when she isn't writing, Rania will gladly discuss the best bagel in NYC (Gramercy Bagels, of course), the intricacies of your astrological chart and all things <em>Adventure Time</em> or <em>The Midnight Gospel</em>.