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.
Yo Gotti Shoots Sexy Video for ‘Rake It Up’ With Nicki Minaj and Blac Chyna [WATCH]
Yo Gotti rakes it up with Nicki Minaj and Blac Chyna.
Stevie Wonder Marries Longtime Fiancee in Lavish Ceremony
Stevie Wonder is officially a married man.
Beyonce Statue at Madame Tussauds Looks Nothing Like Her, Twitter Reacts [PHOTO]
Fans are shocked over Madame Tussauds' New Beyonce wax figure.
Sisqo Remakes ‘Thong Song’ Into a Sexy EDM Summer Anthem [VIDEO]
Sisqo teams up with JCY to remake 'Thong Song.'
Vic Mensa Survives Fiery Plane Crash in ‘Rage’ Video [WATCH]
Vic Mensa is immortal in new video.
JAY-Z Nabs 14th No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘4:44′
Congrats to Hov!
Logic’s ‘1-800-273-8255′ Is Helping Save Lives
The most important song he ever wrote.
Happy Birthday, Charlie Murphy! 5 Hilarious Classic Moments [VIDEO]
Here are five memorable Charlie Murphy characters and sketches.
Lil Yachty Cops $150,000 Chain Replica of Himself [PHOTO]
Lil Yachty gets narcissistic with his new jewelry piece.
Dr. Dre Reflects on Dee Barnes Attack: ‘I F—ed Up, I Apologize for It’ [VIDEO]
Dr. Dre says attack left a major blemish to his character.
Lawsuit Claims Atlanta Hawks Security Discriminated Against Future, Kanye West and Others
Atlanta Hawks franchise facing lawsuit over alleged discrimination.
Al Sharpton Has No Beef With JAY-Z: ‘I Thank Him for the Plug’ [VIDEO]
Al Sharpton wasn't offended by JAY-Z's lyric.
Why Did JAY-Z Receive His Platinum Plaque Before ‘4:44′ Was Released?
Here's how JAY-Z's '4:44' album went platinum.
Russell Simmons Defends JAY-Z Over ‘4:44′ Lyric Deemed Anti-Semitic
Uncle Rush supports JAY-Z's lyrics on 'Story of O.J.'
Young Buck Drops ‘Amber Alert’ Video Featuring Boosie Badazz [WATCH]
Young Buck and Boosie Badazz are not here for the haters.
Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi Loses His $100,000 Chain at Paris Concert [VIDEO]
This was a costly mistake on Slim Jxmmi's part.
Iggy Azalea Confirms Collaboration With Former Rap Rival Azealia Banks
So it looks like their beef has been officially squashed.
JAY-Z’s Footnotes for ‘The Story of O.J.’ Explores Being Black in America [VIDEO]
“I’m not black, I’m O.J...Okay."
Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ Is the Best-Selling Rap Album of 2017, So Far
Kendrick Lamar is the top-selling rapper in the game.
JAY-Z’s ‘4:44′ Album Is Available for Downloading
Good news for non-Tidal subscribers.
Chief Keef Is a New Father Without Taking a DNA Test
Chief Keef has another mouth to feed.
Lupita Nyong’o Appears in Emotional Trailer for JAY-Z’s ‘4:44′ [WATCH]
Lupita Nyong’o is visibly angry in new trailer for JAY-Z's '4:44.'
Kendrick Lamar Releases Provocative Video for ‘Element’ [WATCH]
Kung Fu Kenny drops another visually stunning video.
Eminem and Kendrick Lamar Deliver a Lyrical Tribute to Prodigy [LISTEN]
Em and K.Dot pay lyrical tribute to the H.N.I.C.
Rick Ross Is Really Shedding the Pounds, Credits His ‘RossFit’ Regime [PHOTO]
Here's the skinny on Rick Ross.
Wu-Tang Clan Returns With the In Your Face Banger ‘Don’t Stop’ [LISTEN]
Wu-Tang still ain't nothing to f--- with.
JAY-Z Pens Essay for Change: ‘Social Justice Isn’t a Political Issue, It’s a Human Issue’
JAY-Z is using his platform for social justice.
Ice Cube Pays Tribute to Prodigy: ‘He Represented the Resurgence of New York’
Ice Cube salutes the late rapper Prodigy.
Migos’ Takeoff Adds to His Bling Collection – Acquires $33,000 Ring [VIDEO]
Takeoff receives an icy ring for his birthday.