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.
Miguel Shocked to be Working With Beyonce
Miguel is in awe that he was summoned by the queen queen of R&B that is Beyonce Knowles! The 'Adorn' singer posted a picture of him and Queen Bey in the studio on Instagram Tuesday night (Oct. 30). Under the photo, that caption reads, "Woah. Creating for Virgo's all w…
Nicki Minaj Unveils ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up’ Track Listing
While Nicki Minaj is titillating her U.K. Barbz on her overseas tour, the Young Money starlet unveiled the track listing for her 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded -- The Re-Up' album, which hits stores on Nov. 19.
Chris Brown to Stay On Supervised Probation
Chris Brown will have to remain on probation just a little bit longer. At the singer's progress hearing on Thursday (Nov. 1), a judge granted permission for Brown to go on his upcoming world tour but he must remain on supervised probation.
Sources Say Cee Lo Green Apologized to Alleged Sexual Assault Victim
Cee Lo Green reportedly apologized to the victim he allegedly sexually assaulted. According to TMZ, the woman secretly taped a conversation with Green admitting that he did drugged her and then had sex with her.
Game Enlists Bone Thugs-N-Harmony for ‘Celebration’ Remix
In support of his upcoming fifth album 'Jesus Piece,' the Game has announced a weekly online music series called #SundayService. For its first offering, the Compton rapper delivers 'Celebration (Remix)' featuring veteran Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
The Weeknd Treated Fans With Hits at Pre-Halloween Concert in New York
The Weeknd brought treats, not tricks, at his pre-Halloween concert in New York on Saturday (Oct. 27). The sold-out concert at the Paradise Theater in the Bronx was filled with fans eagerly awaiting this year's most exciting R&B star.
Eminem’s Hat Sale Hints at a New Album in 2013
Although the Detroit Tigers lost to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series on Sunday (Oct. 28), Eminem has launched his own winning cap -- the "Eminem Baseball Tribute Champ Hat."
Flo Rida Donates Bizarre New Uniforms to His Old High School Football Team
Rapper Flo Rida is helping out his high school alma mater by donating brand new uniforms to its football team. While the Miami native's gesture is extremely thoughtful, it's the newly-designed outfits that are raising eyebrows.
Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizure-Like Symptoms
Lil Wayne suffered seizure-like symptoms while traveling on a private jet on Thursday (Oct. 25). According to TMZ, the plane made an emergency landing in an undisclosed location in Texas so Weezy could be rush to a hospital for treatment.
Watch a Young Kanye West at Jermaine Dupri’s 1998 Birthday Party
Wow! A 14-year-old video interview of a young Murda Ma$e and Kanye West recently surfaced online and it's mind-boggling to see. Filmed during Jermaine Dupri's birthday party in September 1998, Ma$e and Yeezy looked like teenagers at a high school dance.