Trent Fitzgerald is a New Jersey-based freelance writer who is obsessed with hip-hop and pop culture. Currently, he's a music writer for Townsquare Media properties. When he's not writing about your favorite rapper, he's copping sneakers and blogging on his personal rap blog, BeatsandRants.com. He also goes tumbling at beatsnrants.tumblr.com. When it's all said and done, he strives for good music and journalism excellence. Follow him on twitter @BeatsandRants.
Ice Cube to Tackle Racism and Corruption in New Film Project
Ice Cube is working on a new film with director Carl Franklin.
Kanye West ‘Keep America Great’ Posters Hit NYC, Chicago and LA [PHOTO]
Several Kanye West 'Keep America Great' posters are popping up in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Fabolous and Others Salute J. Cole’s ‘KOD’ Album: ‘He Delivered a Message’ [PHOTO]
J. Cole's 'KOD' also sets Spotify's opening day streaming record in the U.S.
Nas Celebrates the 24th Anniversary of ‘Illmatic’ [PHOTO]
It ain't hard to tell, Nas' 'Illmatic' is still a classic 24 years later.
Kanye West Announces Two New Albums, Including a Collaborative Album With Kid Cudi
Two new Kanye West projects are coming in June per his announcements on Twitter.
Rihanna and Cardi B Honored on Time’s 100 Most Influential People List
RiRi and Cardi received glowing essays written by Adele and Taraji P. Henson, respectively.
Funkmaster Flex Apologizes to Nicki Minaj, Slams Cardi B for Using a Ghostwriter [VIDEO]
Funkmaster Flex had some choice words for Cardi B.
Usher Robbed of $820,000 in Cash and Jewelry in Home Theft
Usher was the victim of a home burglary.
Twitter Debates: Is Beyonce a Better Performer Than Michael Jackson?
Fans are debating on who is the greatest live performer of all time -- Beyonce or Michael Jackson?
R. Kelly Accused of Giving Underage Girl an STD, Drugs and Alcohol
A new woman claims she was the victim of several forms of criminal misconduct by R. Kelly.
Wu-Tang Clan Being Sued by Photographer Over ‘Shaolin’ Album Cover
Photographer is seeking $1 million in damages.
DJ Khaled Catches Backlash for Pouring Vodka on Breakfast Cereal
Consumer watchdog group Truth in Advertising (TINA,org) recently issued a warning to Khaled about the videos.