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.
Chris Brown Settles Civil Lawsuit by Woman Who Claims Singer Assaulted Her
Chris Brown is looking to put one legal case behind him.
Kodak Black Is a Frequent Flyer in ‘No Flockin 2 (Bodak Orange)’ Video [WATCH]
Kodak is flossing at the airport.
JAY-Z and Beyonce Spotted at a New York Art Gallery Viewing Prince Tribute
Hov and Bey getting some culture in.
Former Cop Jason Stockley Found Not Guilty in Black Man’s Shooting Death, Twitter Reacts
Ex-cop is acquitted in murder trial.
Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj Perform ‘Rake It Up’ on ‘Tonight Show’ [WATCH]
Yo Gotti and Nicki raked it up for Jimmy Fallon.
XXXTentacion Says KKK Member Threatened Him Over ‘Look at Me’ Video: ‘We’re Coming for Ya!…
XXXTentacion's video has pissed a lot of people off.
Trae Tha Truth Honors Hurricane Harvey Survivors in ‘Trying To Figure It Out’ Video [WATCH…
Trae Tha Truth delivers the truth in heartbreaking Hurricane Harvey visual.
Lil’ Kim and Remy Ma Hit the Studio to Work on Collaborative Song [PHOTO]
Queens recognize queens.
Suge Knight’s Girlfriend Indicted on Charges of Selling Hit-and-Run Video
Did Suge's fiancée sell sealed evidence from his trial?
Hype Williams and Mariah Carey Added to 2017 VH1’s Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers
Hype and Mimi to be feted at star-studded event.
Nicki Minaj Slams Designers for Lack of Diversity at NYFW: ‘Designers Get Really Big Off O…
Queen Barbz slayed NYFW.
Sloane Stephens Wins 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Championship Title: ‘Wow! What a Moment’ [VIDE…
There was black girl magic at the U.S. Open women's finals.
Danny Brown Finally Repairs His Chipped Tooth: ‘I’m Going Thru Changes’ [PHOTO]
Danny Brown has a great smile now.
Janet Jackson Meets With Hurricane Harvey Survivors Before Houston Concert [VIDEO]
Janet came through Houston to show her support.
Kanye West and JAY-Z Possibly Meeting to End Latest Feud Says Source
Kanye is reportedly looking to end his feud with Hov.
Beyonce and Family Help Feed Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston [VIDEO]
Beyonce and mom visited H-Town to lend a helping hand.
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.