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.
5 Reasons LL Cool J Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Boombox lists five reasons why LL Cool J should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Pharrell Buys Tyler Perry’s Los Angeles Mansion [PHOTOS]
The musician is the proud owner of a beautiful mansion once owned by film director Tyler Perry.
Watch a Rapping Staff Sergeant Give Cast Rules to a Patient [VIDEO]
For kids, going to the doctors can be an unpleasant experience. But one doctor made a young patient’s visit a fun experience with a rap.
Beyonce Releases Summery Song ‘Standing on the Sun’
Just in time for the summer of 2013, a new Beyonce song called 'Standing on the Sun' has been released. You might be familiar with the track, as it appears in the songbird's H&M commercial for her swimwear line.
Before Car Accident, Chris Brown Visited Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Despite crashing his Porsche into a wall Saturday (Feb. 9) because of, allegedly, nagging paparazzi, Chris Brown did managed to pay a visit to the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles.
Kanye West’s ‘Rich Black American’ Album / Track Listing Photo Is a Hoax
Remember that image of the track listing from Kanye West's rumored new album 'Rich Black American'? Well, forget about it -- it was all a cruel hoax.
Kanye West’s Alleged ‘Rich Black American’ Album Track Listing Revealed
The Internet is abuzz over a screenshot (pictured left) of an iTunes track list for what appears to be Kanye West's new album 'Rich Black American.'
Unreleased Aaliyah Song ‘Quit Hatin” Hits the Internet
Just a few days after what would have been her 34th birthday, an unreleased Aaliyah track has surfaced online. The song titled 'Quit Hatin' features the late songbird's smokey vocals over a contemporary productions.
Rita Ora + Snoop Dogg Shoot Video for ‘Torn Apart’ in Thailand [Pics]
Pop star Rita Ora was having a dog day afternoon, but it was all in good fun. The 'R.I.P' songbird was recently in Thailand shooting a new video for 'Torn Apart,' her new collaborative song with Snoop Dogg.
Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Single, Greatest Hits Album
For those of you hankering to hear some new music from Destiny's Child you are in luck. Beyonce just announced on her Facebook page that a new song titled 'Nuclear' will appear on the group's greatest hits compilation 'Love Songs.'