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.
H&M Apologizes for Ad Showing Black Child Wearing a ‘Coolest Monkey’ Hoodie [PHOTO]
Questlove reacted to a H&M ad that shows a black child wearing a 'coolest monkey' hoodie.
Cassette Tapes by Eminem, Kanye West and Others Rose in Popularity in 2017
Cassette tape sales were big in 2017.
The Lady of Rage Hospitalized, Thanks Fans for Support: ‘I’m Really Grateful’ [PHOTO]
Prayers up for the Lady of Rage!
Common and Mariah Carey to Present at 2018 Golden Globes Awards
Com and Mimi will hand out some trophies at the Golden Globes this weekend.
Suge Knight Accuses Prosecutors of Wiretapping His Phone Calls
Suge Knight says prosecutors are listening in on his phone calls with his attorneys.
Kanye West and Solange Appear in Helmut Lang Fashion Campaign [PHOTO]
Kanye and Solange are Helmut Lang fans.
Hip-Hop and R&B Made Up 50% of the Most Streamed Songs in 2017
Kendrick, Drake and Future are the kings of streaming.
Jennifer Hudson’s Ex-Fiance Claims Singer Is Violating Gag Order
The custody battle between Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga is getting petty.
Atlantic Records Accused of Calling LPs ‘Mixtapes’ to Avoid Paying Producers
Atlantic (and other record labels) under fire for shafting producers.
Songs by JAY-Z, SZA and Others Among Barack Obama’s Favorites of 2017
Barack Obama has great taste in music.