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.
Rita Ora’s New Single With Chris Brown Is Coming Soon [PHOTO]
Rita Ora is returning to the R&B game with the help of a fellow singer who has been making the news lately. The British singer went on Instagram to announce that her new single, “Body On Me,” which features Chris Brown, is coming soon.
50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy
50 Cent is broke? Say it isn't so. The G-Unit leader filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday (July 13).
The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne to Headline Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival
The Weekend, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne are among the headliners for Billboard‘s first-ever Hot 100 Music Festival in August.
Iggy Azalea Settles Case With Ex-Boyfriend Hefe Wine
It looks like Iggy Azalea can breathe a sigh of relief now that her legal battle with her ex-boyfriend and manager Hefe Wine is finally over. According to TMZ, the Aussie rhymer quietly settled the case.
Drake Parodies Famous Pop Culture Moments in ‘Energy’ Video
Five months after Drake released his celebrated mixtape/album 'If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late', he finally delivers a video for his fan-favorite track, “Energy.” The clip is wildly imaginary as Drizzy pokes fun at some of America’s famous pop cultu…
Eminem Releases Action-Packed Video for ‘Phenomenal’
Rapper Eminem portrays an action hero in his cinematic video for “Phenomenal,” which premiered exclusively on Apple Music.
Nicki Minaj Makes a Big Mistake During 2015 BET Awards Acceptance Speech [VIDEO]
Nicki Minaj was a big winner at the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday (June 28), taking home a trophy for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and the other was for, well, the rapper actually forgot the name of the award she was receiving.
Kanye West’s Glastonbury Show Interrupted By Stage Crasher [VIDEO]
Kanye West’s headlining gig at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival on Saturday (June 27) was briefly interrupted by a stage crasher who strolled onto the stage and forced ‘Ye to restart his song.
DMX Arrested Before New York Concert for Unpaid Child Support
Rapper DMX had a run-in with the law on Friday night (June 26). The rapper was arrested in New York before his performance at an old-school rap show.
Bobbi Kristina Brown Moved to Hospice Care As Her Condition Worsens
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s condition has worsened and she’s been moved to hospice care.
Happy Father’s Day: Rappers and Singers Salute Their Dads on Social Media
Happy Father’s Day! Today (June 21), your favorite rappers and R&B singers went on social media to salute their dads with inspiring and heartfelt tweets and photos.
Lil Wayne’s New Deal With Jay Z Explained
Lil Wayne’s manager, Cortez Bryant, has come forward to squash the rumors that Weezy may have signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint.