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.
Beyonce Chases Love on Naughty Boy’s Soaring Ballad ‘Runnin’ (Lose It All)’
We all must give thanks to English producer Naughty Boy for giving us a new song featuring Beyonce. On Thursday (Sept. 17), the hitmaker dropped the soaring ballad “Runnin’ (Lose It All)’ featuring Bey and crooner Arrow Benjamin.
Rihanna Won’t Be Joining Taylor Swift Onstage Anytime Soon: ‘She’s a Role Model, I’m Not’
Don't ask Rihanna to join Taylor Swift onstage anytime soon. In an interview with NME, RiRi revealed that she would never grace the stage at one of the "Bad Blood" singer's shows because it doesn’t make sense.
Aaliyah’s Tribute Fragrance Embodies Beauty and Mystery [VIDEO]
Aaliyah may be gone but her musical legacy continues to live on. Now her spirit has a scent. The late singer’s mother and brother, Diane and Rashad Haughton, have teamed up with perfume maker Xyrena to create an Aaliyah tribute fragrance.
Rihanna and Travi$ Scott’s Romance Heats Up in New York [VIDEO]
It looks like Rihanna may have found love with Travi$ Scott. The Bajan beauty and Houston rhymer was recently spotted canoodling at a club last Friday (Sept. 11).
Kendrick Lamar Pens Touching Tribute to Tupac Shakur
Kendrick Lamar has penned a heartfelt tribute to Tupac Shakur on the 19th anniversary of the rapper's death.
Future Brings Out Drake, Norm Kelly at Toronto Show [VIDEO]
We didn’t get a collaborative mixtape from Drake and Future, but a video did pop up of the duo rapping onstage together in Toronto. On Friday (Sept. 11), the Atlanta rhymer was performing at Ryerson University’s orientation concert where he brought out the 6 God, himself.
Whitney Houston Hologram to Embark on World Tour in 2016
For those of you who miss the angelic voice of Whitney Houston, you will get to opportunity to see her perform again live...via a hologram.
Chris Brown Wins Joint Custody of Daughter Royalty
Chris Brown has scored a major victory in his ongoing custody battle over daughter Royalty.
Rihanna and Travi$ Scott Caught in Dating Rumors
Love must be in the air. Looks like Rihanna is no longer kicking it with Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton and has her sights set on rapper Travi$ Scott.
The Weeknd Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’
As expected, the Weeknd’s third effort, 'Beauty Behind the Madness,' premiered atop the Billboard 200 chart this week and earning the second-highest debut of 2015.
Jay Z and Family Celebrate Beyonce’s Birthday With Musical Playlist
Jay Z and family posted a playlist of songs dedicated to Beyonce on her 34th birthday. Check out their musical birthday card.
Kevin Gates Charged With Battery After Kicking Female Fan in Florida [VIDEO]
Rapper Kevin Gates is in trouble with the law after he viciously kicked a female fan during a concert in Florida on Aug. 28.