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 Passes Nicki Minaj for Most Billboard Top 10 R&B/Hip-Hop Hits
Among Beyonce's 30 top hits, 12 have reached to No. 1, which is another record among women.
Safaree Samuels Reportedly Knows One of the Armed Robbery Suspects
Safaree may have known one of the alleged armed robbery suspects.
Chuck Freeze, of ’80s Rap Group Jazzy 5, Dies at Age 54
The hip-hop community mourns the lost of pioneering emcee Chuck Freeze.
Judge Denies Meek Mill’s Request for Release on Bail and Won’t Recuse Herself
Mill’s legal team plans to make an appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to secure the rapper's release.
Chuck D, Estelle, Rapsody and More React to the Death of Winnie Mandela
Winnie Mandela, anti-apartheid leader and politician, has died at 81.
Rihanna Is RIAA’s Most Awarded Artist for Digital Songs: ‘I’m Grateful for This Honor!’
Rihanna achieves another major milestone.
Did Sanaa Lathan Really Bite Beyonce? The Beyhive Wants to Know
New York Post’s Page Six seems confident that Sanaa Lathan is the sharp-toothed culprit.
Craig Mack’s Memorial Service Held, No One Famous Shows Up
DJ Scratch says it's 'very weird' he's the only celebrity that showed up at Craig Mack's memorial service.
Jayson Williams Wants DMX to Go to Rehab, Not Jail: ‘He’s a Sick Person That Needs Help’ […
Jayson Williams says DMX doesn't need prison, he needs rehab.
Usher, Common and More to Headline EJI’s Concert for Peace and Justice
The concert is in celebration of the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and the Legacy Museum in Alabama.