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.
T.I. Launching Business Competition Series ‘The Grand Hustle’ for BET
Tip will show contestants how to hustle on his new show.
Wu-Tang Clan Being Sued by Photographer Over ‘Shaolin’ Album Cover
Photographer is seeking $1 million in damages.
Trey Songz Reportedly Cleared in Domestic Violence Case
Trey Songz's domestic violence case has been reportedly dropped.
The Weeknd Earns Third No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘My Dear Melancholy’
Nothing sad about this: The Weeknd notches his third chart-topping album.
T’Challa Appears in Hilarious ‘Black Jeopardy’ Sketch on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]
This might be the blackest 'Black Jeopardy' yet.
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.