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.
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).
T-Pain’s Career Celebrated With Hashtag #TPainAppreciationDay
T-Pain is getting the recognition he richly deserves. Fans officially honored him on Twitter with the ceremonial hashtag #TPainAppreciationDay.
Drake and Future’s Collaborative Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart
Drake and Future keep on winning. The dynamic duo’s collaborative project, 'What a Time to Be Alive,' is the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart.
Fetty Wap Hit With Three Summonses After Motorcycle Accident
Fetty Wap is on the mend after being injured in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Reps for the “My Way” rapper issued a statement regarding his health.
Fetty Wap Injured in Motorcycle Accident in New Jersey [PHOTO]
A day after releasing his self-titled debut album, Fetty Wap has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident in his hometown of Paterson, N.J., on Saturday (Sept. 26).
Eazy-E Got AIDS Through Acupuncture, Frost Says [VIDEO]
Friend and fellow rapper Frost (aka Kid Frost) has an interesting theory on how Eazy-E contracted HIV.
Azealia Banks Berates Flight Attendant With Homophobic Slur [VIDEO]
Azealia Banks got into a heated argument with a flight attendant and yelled a homophobic slur at him. The incident was caught on video.
Tyga Hit With a $19,000 Tax Bill from the IRS
Tyga’s money struggles continue to pile up as the rapper is served with another bill this time from the Internal Revenue Service. According to TMZ, the Compton rhymer was hit with a tax lien from the State of California for $19,124.98.