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.
Cardi B Delivers Vicious Clapback at Sommore: ‘If This Ain’t Winning Sis You Tell Me What …
Don't come for Cardi B if she didn't send for you.
Jordan Peele and Spike Lee Are Working Together on ‘Black Klansman’ KKK Movie
Denzel Washington's son will star in the movie.
Gucci Mane’s Probation Ends Two Years Early, Rapper Sending Out $1,000 Wedding Invitations
Great news for Gucci Mane.
Snoop Dogg Criticizes the Music Game on the Funky Track ‘What Is This?’ [LISTEN]
The Doggfather has some questions.
Beyonce Loses Houston Rockets Team Bid to Billionaire Restaurateur
Beyoncé lost her chance to own a basketball team.
Cardi B and Remy Ma Planning to Do a Song Together? [VIDEO]
A Cardi B and Remy Ma song could be in the works.
Tupac Shakur May Have Known Who Shot Him According to New Documentary [VIDEO]
Did 2Pac really knew who shot him?
Fetty Wap Hands Out Cash to Random Kids In New Jersey [VIDEO]
Fetty Wap was a walking ATM for kids in New Jersey.
Prince’s Half-Sister Says Purple Was In Fact His Favorite Color ‘Because It Represented Ro…
C'mon now, is it orange or is it purple?
Ice Cube Hit With $250 Million Lawsuit Over His BIG3 Basketball League
Ice Cube is accused of stealing another b-ball league's proprietary ideas.
Safaree Samuels Remembers His Uncle, Calls Out Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]
Safaree Samuels mourning the loss of his uncle.
Trae tha Truth Is Rescuing Victims of Hurricane Harvey, Houston Rappers Assisting on Socia…
Trae tha Truth is assisting in rescue efforts in Houston.
Twitter Drags Kim Kardashian’s Jackie Kennedy Interview Magazine Cover
Kim Kardashian is getting backlash for Jackie O-inspired photo shoot.
Eminem Blasts President Trump at Scotland Concert: ‘Motherf— Donald Trump’ [VIDEO]
Em is not a fan of 45.
Protests Planned to Have R. Kelly’s Atlanta and Alabama Shows Canceled
Protesters want to #MuteRKelly this weekend.
Netflix to Air ‘Def Comedy Jam 25′ Special Featuring Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart and More […
Russell Simmons' 'Def Comedy Jam' celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Tyler, The Creator Addresses Album Leak, Tidal Streaming Practices on ‘4:44′ Freestyle [LI…
Tyler spits a freestyle over JAY-Z's '4:44' beat.
DMX Is Headed to Rehab, Again, After Judge Lifts Travel Ban
X is going to rehab.
Chance The Rapper and Taylor Bennett Team Up on ‘Throw Away’ Track ‘Gimmie A Call’ [LISTEN…
Chano and brother reunite on gospel-tinged song.
Dave Chappelle Honored for His Charitable Work in New York [VIDEO]
Dave Chappelle was honored in New York.
Chuck D, Questlove and More Salute Late Comedian and Philanthropist Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis will be sorely missed.
Beyonce’s ‘How to Make Lemonade’ Box Set Is Here, Her Coffee Table Book Looks Amazing [PHO…
Get your Beyonce 'Lemonade' box set.
Spotify Removes Hate Music from Their Service: ‘Material That Favors Hatred or Incites Vio…
Spotify is cracking down on hate music on their service.
T.I. Slams Donald Trump for Blaming ‘All Sides’ in Charlottesville Tragedy: ‘F— Him’ [VIDE…
Tip is not here for President Trump's backpedaling.
Barack Obama Salutes Chance the Rapper at Free Chicago Show [VIDEO]
Former President Barack Obama praised Chano for his activism in Chicago.
JAY-Z Premieres ‘MaNyfaCedGod’ Video Starring Lupita Nyong’o [WATCH]
Hov drops a moving visual for 'MaNyfaCedGod.'
Wesley Snipes Talks About Stealing Prince’s Lead Role in Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ Video [WA…
The movie star confirmed the story that Prince was MJ's first choice.