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 Banned from Wyoming Ranch Following Kanye West’s Listening Party
The listening party last week was too much for Wyoming residents so a "no rappers" policy is in place at the ranch.
DJ Paul Slams Juicy J on Twitter: ‘Take Those Shades Off Shady A–‘
DJ Paul has a personal beef with his Three 6 Mafia cohort Juicy J.
North West Singing Kanye’s Song ‘No Mistakes’ Will Make Your Heart Melt [VIDEO]
Make no mistake, this adorable clip of North West singing her daddy's tune will melt your heart.
Twenty ’90s Albums That Are Unapologetically Black
These 20 rap albums were "woke" before it became a trend.
Eric B & Rakim, KRS-One and More Rock YO! MTV Raps 30th Anniversary Concert [VIDEO]
Hip-hop icons Rakim, KRS-One, MC Lyte, Pharcyde and more celebrated the 30th anniversary of 'YO! MTV Raps.'
JAY-Z Wins ‘Big Pimpin” Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
JAY-Z scores a major victory in a decade-long copyright-infringement case over his song 'Big Pimpin'.'
Michael Jackson Estate Slaps Disney with Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
The late pop singer's estate is suing Disney for copyright infringement over unauthorized use of the pop icon's music in a TV special.
JAY-Z and Beyonce Celebrated Their 10th Wedding Anniversary in Los Angeles
Now we know what the power couple did on their 10th wedding anniversary back in April.
MS Society Addresses Pusha T’s Line About ’40’ in ‘The Story of Adidon’
A MS Society rep says King Push's song is troubling because she feels that MS is being made fun of.
Jamie Foxx to Star in Todd McFarlane-Directed ‘Spawn’ Movie
Jamie Foxx will play anti-hero Spawn in Todd McFarlane's directorial debut.
Vanilla Ice Fan Falls Off Stage While Taking a Selfie [VIDEO]
While Vanilla Ice was rocking the mic, a fan tumbled off the stage. And it was all captured on video.
Happy Birthday, Andre 3000! Fans Celebrate His Greatness on Twitter
André Benjamin turns 43 years old today (May 27). Fans went on Twitter to give him a B-Day salute.