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.
Amber Rose Fights Back Against Slut Shaming By Posting Sexy Photos
When it comes to posting sexy selfies on Instagram, Amber Rose is, undoubtedly, the best at it. Some of her photos almost crash the Internet. Recently, she’s been accused of having a fake derriere, which caused haters to troll her account and slut shame her. However, the blonde-haired bombshe…
Kanye West Gives Public Apology to Beck and Bruno Mars
After explaining himself numerous timese, Kanye West has apologized for his ill-informed remarks about Beck during the 2015 Grammy Awards. On Thursday (Feb. 26), the mercurial rapper went on Twitter to say he’s sorry for slandering the veteran rocker after he won Album of the Year for 'M…
Watch Senior Citizens Get Down to Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’ [VIDEO]
If Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ song “Uptown Funk” doesn’t make you want to shake your butt, then you need to check your pulse. The single is the No. 1 song in America and everybody is dancing to it including senior citizens. In a fun-filled viral video, senior citizens ge…
Kanye West Cries During Expansive Interview with Zane Lowe [VIDEO]
Kanye West has done plenty of interviews in the past few weeks, some of which were very revealing and informative. On Thursday (Feb. 26), Yeezy visited BBC Radio 1 host Zane Lowe again for an expansive interview in which he discussed a myriad of topics including his new Adidas sneaker collaboration,…
Erykah Badu Invades Local Newscast While Stranded at Dallas Airport [VIDEO]
The winter season has caused havoc in some major cities this month, with the Northeast and Southern regions hit hard by snow and ice. In Dallas, Texas, hundreds of flights had to be canceled on Monday (Feb. 23) due to icy conditions, which left travelers stranded at Dallas-Fort Worth airport, includ…
Essence Music Festival 2015 Lineup Includes Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Common & More
Grammy-winning artists Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Common are among the headliners set to perform at the 2015 Essence Music Festival. The 21st annual event, which takes place in New Orleans on July 2 through 5, features empowerment seminars during the day and hot music performances at night.
Iggy Azalea Leaves Twitter After Epic Rant
Iggy Azalea has had enough. After fighting with Azealia Banks and other trolls on Twitter, the Aussie rhymer is calling it quits. The "Fancy" creator announced that she’s leaving social media after unflattering photos of her butt surfaced online.
These Beyonce Photos Without Any Retouching Prove She’s Just Like You
Beyonce may not be so “Flawless” after all. On Wednesday (Feb. 18), a slew of Queen Bey's photos -- 224 to be exact -- that were never retouched leaked online and were showcased on the site the Beyonce World, which sent her loyal fan base, otherwise known as the BeyHive, into a ti…
Man Gets Drake’s Mixtape Cover Art Tattooed on His Neck [PHOTO]
There’s no question that Drake’s mixtape, 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late,' is one of the hottest releases of the past week. Apparently, one fan loved the project so much that he decided to get a tattoo of the typographic cover art on his neck. Yep, you read t…
Drake’s Surprise Album Projected to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart
If you are reading this…then you know that Drake having the best week ever. The rap superstar’s surprise album, 'If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,' is poised to hit No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges, Hospitalized
It’s safe to say that Suge Knight is under a lot of stress right now. Following his arraignment on murder and attempted murder charges, the former rap mogul was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Justin Timberlake Confirms Wife Jessica Biel Is Pregnant on His 34th Birthday [PHOTO]
After much speculation, Justin Timberlake has officially announce that he’s going to be a dad. The singer went on Instagram today (Jan. 31) to celebrate his 34th birthday and to share wifey Jessica Biel’s baby bump.