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.
50 Cent Being Investigated By NYPD Over Alleged Threat Against Cop
"Get the strap" has landed Fif in hot water.
Spliff Star Recovering After Heart Surgery, Busta Rhymes Reacts [PHOTO]
Busta's right-hand man is on the mend after undergoing heart surgery.
Common to Assist in Starbucks’ Racial-Bias Training for Employees
Common will play a key part in helping employees become more welcoming to customers.
Brandy Salutes Issa Rae on Her GQ ’90s Black TV Icons Photo Shoot
The actress/screenwriter portrays Moesha, the Fresh Prince and other black '90s TV icons for her GQ cover shoot.
Kobe Bryant on Kanye West’s Slavery Comments: ‘The Hell Are You Talking About?’
The NBA All-Star feels that the rapper is "always in a state of growth" and will learn from his mistakes.
R. Kelly Says the Mute Movement Can’t Silence Him: ‘It’s Too Late’ [VIDEO]
The R&B king says it's too late to mute him and his music is here to stay.
Faith Evans, Rakim and More to Make Cameos in Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’
Several artists have signed on to appear on season two of the hit Netflix show. Also, we find out what rap duo will have episodes named after their songs in season three.
Busta Rhymes Being Sued for Allegedly Trying to Finesse Promoters
Promoters caught Bussa-Buss allegedly in a fib and now they want to be compensated.
Teairra Mari’s Ex-Boyfriend Denies Leaking Sex Tape, Plans to Countersue [VIDEO]
Mari's ex Akbar Abdul-Ahad denies leaking the sex tape but knows who did it.
Diddy Acquires the Most Expensive Painting by a Living Black Artist
You won't believe what the music mogul paid for this beautiful piece of art.