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.
Questlove Celebrates ‘Purple Rain’ Soundtrack With Special Podcast Roundtable
Questlove gathers a few Prince historians to discuss the late music icon's legacy and his legendary album, 'Purple Rain.'
Mary J. Blige to Star in Horror Thriller ‘Body Cam’
The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has secured her next big movie role.
Anita Baker to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at 2018 BET Awards
The Grammy Award-winning songbird will be honored with a lifetime at the 2018 BET Awards.
Suge Knight’s Request to Attend His Mom’s Funeral Denied
A judge has denied the infamous music exec's request to attend her funeral after she passed away over the weekend.
JAY-Z Lands Creative Director Role with Puma
The rap mogul joins the sneaker brand as president of basketball operations.
Beanie Sigel Retiring From Rap to Focus on His Family [VIDEO]
Beanie Sigel told his fans that he's falling back from music so he can focus on his family's well-being.
Ne-Yo, Alicia Keys, Nas and More Celebrate Father’s Day [PHOTO]
Several rappers and singers went on social media to celebrate Father's Day.
Fans Are Going ‘Apes—‘ Over Beyonce and JAY-Z’s Album ‘Everything Is Love’
Fans are loving Hova and Beysus' bombastic joint project 'Everything Is Love.'
Popular ’90s R&B Group 702 to Be Profiled on TV One’s ‘Unsung’ [VIDEO]
'90s R&B group 702 are in the spotlight on the latest episode of TV One's 'Unsung.'
Ne-Yo and Crystal Smith Welcome Baby Boy: ‘He’s So Beautiful’ [PHOTO]
Congrats are in order for Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Smith. They are the proud parents of a baby boy.