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.
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.
Jay Z Possessed Me to Commit Murder, Hawaii Man Claims
Jay Z has inspired many artists to pursue music and business, but a man in Hawaii claims that Hov instructed him to kill. Jason Russell Jump is accused of murdering his landlord in December 2012 and he claims Hov possessed his body and told him to do it.
Eminem Teams Up With The Weeknd on ‘The Hills’ Remix
The Weeknd’s chart-topping ballad “The Hills” gets a high-powered guest feature by way of Eminem. The Detroit rhymer jumps on the remix to the drug-induced song and delivers wickedly sexy rhymes from the viewpoint of Slim Shady.
Wiz Khalifa Ticketed for Public Urination [PHOTOS]
Wiz Khalifa had a run-in with the law over something you wouldn’t expect from a multiplatinum rapper. The Taylor Gang leader was busted for peeing in public over the weekend.
The Weeknd Brings Out Nicki Minaj to Perform ‘The Hills’ Remix on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
The Weeknd delivered a huge surprise as the musical guest for 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend. The R&B crooner performed his No. 1 hit “The Hills,” which featured his surprise guest Nicki Minaj.
Are Drake and Serena Williams Engaged?
Is Drake ready to hang up his player card? The Twitterverse is in a tizzy over reports that Drizzy has proposed to his rumored girlfriend Serena Williams.
Rapper Klever Arrested for Brandishing Gun at Los Angeles Police in ‘Comeback’ Video
A ‘90s rapper is trying to make a comeback in a very unusual way. Klever, a member of Chicano rap group Brownside, was arrested in Los Angeles for brandishing a gun at police in a LAPD patrol car.
Bobby Shmurda’s Bail Denied Again
Bobby Shmurda lost another chance to get out on bail as he faces an upcoming trial on drugs and weapons charges. A judge denied the Brooklyn rapper's bid for bail, which is set at $2 million, during a hearing in New York today (Oct. 5).