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.
Rappers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: A Complete History
The Boombox takes a look back at the rappers who have been honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
LL Cool J, Janet Jackson, Rufus & Chaka Khan Nominated for 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This will be the fifth time LL Cool J's been considered for induction into the Hall of Fame.
Will Smith Albums, Ranked from Worst to Best
The Boombox takes a look back at the rap veteran's discography, both solo and with DJ Jazzy Jeff, and ranked them from worst to first.
Every LL Cool J Album Ranked, Worst to Best
LL Cool J is undeniably the G.O.A.T. in hip-hop. So we take a look back at his historic albums and ranked them from worst to best.
The Best Samples from Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’
On 'Tha Carter V' album, Weezy samples several classic songs from G. Dep, 2 Chainz, Dr. Dre and more.
Kanye West’s Wild ‘SNL’ Weekend: Trump Rant and Name Change, But No New Album
Kanye West wants to be called Ye now and he believes that Trump is a hero.
Digable Planets Drop Classic Debut ‘Reachin”: Sept. 27 In Hip-Hop History
On this day, Digable Planets changed the rap landscape with their debut album and Lil Wayne is born.
Eazy- E Is Born and 2Pac Gets Shot: Sept. 7 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, we remember two West Coast hip-hop icons and salute Michael Jackson's 'Bad.' Shamone!
20 Rappers Starring In Fun Commercials [VIDEO]
For years, rappers have been the pitchmen for all kinds of products for corporate America.
Best Rihanna Duets in the 2000s
We rundown Rihanna's best duets in her illustrious career.
20 Infectious Hooks from Nate Dogg Songs
In honor of what would have been Nate Dogg's 49th birthday, here are 20 classic songs that made him the voice of West Coast hip-hop.
Eminem’s Anti-Kim Movement Moves to Divorce Court: August 16 in Hip-Hop History
'Black Panther' star Angela Bassett is born; Eminem finally divorces his wife after a long and tumultuous legal battle.