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.
Fans Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jay-Z’s ‘American Gangster’
Fans praise JAY-Z's 'American Gangster' on its 10th anniversary.
Cardi B Wants to Be a Better Example to Little Girls [VIDEO]
Cardi B deadass loves her 'wittle ones.'
Chris Brown Questioning Why His LP Only Has Three Days to Chart [PHOTO]
Chris Brown wonders why the RIAA will only count three days towards his album's first week sales.
Chrisette Michele Regrets ‘Everything That Happened’ After Trump Performance [VIDEO]
Chrisette Michele regrets performing for President Trump.
Fans Are Loving Cardi B and Nicki Minaj’s Verses on ‘Motor Sport’
It might be a Migos song, but fans are loving Cardi and Nicki's verses on the track.
Usher’s Herpes Accuser Might Drop Her Lawsuit
One of Usher's accusers might drop her lawsuit against him.
DJ Envy Says Bawdy Snapchat Messages Are Fake: ‘I Don’t Know Where It Came From’ [VIDEO]
DJ Envy says those Snapchat messages are fake.
Tamar Braxton Seeking Full Custody of 4-Year-old Son in Divorce
Tamar Braxton comes out swinging in her divorce from Vincent Herbert.
Chuck D Plays Principal for the Day at Former Middle School [VIDEO]
The P.E. frontman was the coolest principal at his alma mater.
French Montana Jumps on Fifth Harmony’s ‘He Like That (Remix)’ [LISTEN]
French adds a little bang to Fifth Harmony's latest hit single.
Dave East Blasts Chicago Radio Host Kendra G: ‘I Don’t Move Like That’ [PHOTO]
Dave East responds to Kendra G who slanders him on social media.
Syd and Sampha Pair Up on Elegant Ballad ‘Show Love’ [LISTEN]
Listen to Syd and Sampha's duet 'Show Love'
Chris Brown Drops Three Songs: ‘Confidence,’ ‘Tempo’ and ‘Only 4 Me’ [LISTEN]
Chris Brown is rolling out the hits.
Big K.R.I.T. Releases Inspirational ‘Keep The Devil Off’ Video
Big K.R.I.T. gets spiritual in new visual.
Metro Boomin Doesn’t Trust Atlantic Records: ‘Don’t Let Them Steal Your Soul’
If young Metro don’t trust you...
Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Hip-Hop and Rap Anthology [VIDEO]
Smithsonian needs your support for their Hip-Hop & Rap Anthology.
Debra Antney on Gucci Mane’s Autobiography: ‘Half the Book Is False’ [VIDEO]
Debra Antney says Gucci's book is full of falsehoods.
Tamar Braxton Hospitalized After Allergic Reaction to Flu Meds: ‘This Bluebird Is Not Happ…
Tamar Braxton is feeling ill.
Kelela Covers Sade’s ‘Like a Tattoo’ on BBC Radio 1 [VIDEO]
Watch Kelela's performance on BBC Radio 1's 'Piano Sessions.'
Is Eminem Dropping His New Album in November?
Em might drop his new project before Thanksgiving.
Chance The Rapper Livestreams Chicago Traffic Stop — Just In Case [VIDEO]
Chano takes precautionary measures after getting stop by police.
Madonna Reveals 2Pac Prison Letter Is ‘Intensely Personal’ to Her In Affidavit
Madonna wants to stop an auction house from selling personal 2Pac items.
EarthGang Releases New Single ‘Robots’ Ahead of EP [LISTEN]
Check out EarthGang's new song.
Suge Knight Claims Dr. Dre Put a $20,000 Bounty on His Head
Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre wanted him killed.
PARTYNEXTDOOR Arrested for Drug Possession Near the Canadian Border
PND gets busted for alleged drug possession.
Mariah Carey Was Caught Off Guard by Las Vegas Shooting Question on Live TV [VIDEO]
Fans are upset with the way 'Good Morning Britain' host, Piers Morgan, handled the interview.
Fan Throws Shoe at Jennifer Hudson on Stage: ‘Where I Come From, That’s a Compliment’ [VID…
Don't worry— it was a good thing.
Young Dolph Tweets for the First Time Since Shooting, Fans Rejoice
It appears that Young Dolph is on the mend.
Rihanna Slams Trump Again: ‘Don’t Let Your People Die Like This’
RiRi, much like America, is disappointed with Trump.
Eminem Fans Will Be Able to Invest in Royalties from His Catalog
Eminem's music is headed to the stock market.