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.
Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie Is Causing Hysteria on Social Media [PHOTOS]
Patti LaBelle is known for her sweet soul music, but it’s her sweet potato pie that has fans going bonkers on social media.
Nicki Minaj Hit With Lawsuit By Las Vegas Nightclub for Reneging on Contract
Nicki Minaj has been hit with a lawsuit by a Las Vegas nightclub for being tardy to the party and then leaving early. Owners of the Chateau Nightclub in the Paris hotel claim the Queen Barbz reneged on her contract and now they want their money back.
Paris Attacks Lead to More Than 100 Deaths, Hip-Hop and R&B Community React
The world is in a state of shock as a number of coordinated terrorists attacks happened throughout Paris tonight (Nov. 13). According to ABC News, over 100 people are dead in a series of assaults that included explosions, shootings and a hostage situation.
2 Chainz Accused of Attempting to Kill Woman Suing Him
2 Chainz's recent legal drama comes straight out of a scene from 'Goodfellas.' The rapper is being accused of putting a hit out on a woman suing him.
Two Stabbed at RZA’s Home in New Jersey
Police are currently investigating a double stabbing that occurred at the RZA’s house in Millstone, N.J., early Saturday morning (Nov. 7). It’s unclear if the Wu-Tang Clan founder was home at the time of the incident.
Jay Z’s Unreleased Freestyle From 1999 Is Gold
Listen to Jay Z spit a crazy freestyle, which was recorded back in 1999, for London radio DJ Tim Westwood.
Justin Timberlake Performs Bluesy Version of ‘Drink You Away’ With Chris Stapleton at 2015…
Justin Timberlake teamed up with country maverick Chris Stapleton to deliver a bluesy rendition of "Drink You Away" at the 2015 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 4).
Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ Gets Hilariously Parodied for Halloween [VIDEO]
Drake's chart-topping song "Hotline Bling" gets hilariously parodied for Halloween.
Kids Dress Up Like Rappers & Singers for Halloween and It’s Adorable [PHOTO]
When kids dress up for Halloween they usually don costumes of their favorite cartoon characters. But these cool kiddies took it to the next level and dressed up like their favorite rappers and singers.
Bobby Shmurda Explains Bail Situation and Label Status With Epic Records
Bobby Shmurda has been desperately trying to get out of jail since he was arrested last December on numerous drugs and weapons charges. But the embattled rapper has been denied bail on at least two separate occasions. Shmurda recently called into Hot 97 and explained his bail situation with radio pe…
Meek Mill Raps on Drake’s ‘Back to Back’
You would think Meek Mill understood that he wasn’t the victor in his rap battle against Drake, but it looks like he’s trying to diss the Toronto rhymer one more time. A clip has surfaced featuring audio of the Philly spitfire rapping over Drizzy’s “Back to Back” i…
Will Smith and Bomba Estereo Get Down at Industrial Dance Party in ‘Fiesta’ Video
Earlier this month, Will Smith grabbed the mic once again after a 10-year hiatus and spit some fresh rhymes on Bomba Estereo’s “Fiesta” remix. Now the Colombian electronica group deliver the video for the remix and it looks like one big dance party.