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.
Kobe Bryant on Kanye West’s Slavery Comments: ‘The Hell Are You Talking About?’
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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.
Michael Jackson to Be Honor With Detroit Street Named After Him
The music icon will have a Detroit city street named after him during this year's Detroit Music Festival.
50 Cent Unbothered by Teairra Mari’s Revenge Porn Lawsuit
The "Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood" star has filed a lawsuit against the G-Unit rapper for allegedly sharing revenge porn.
‘Whitney’ Documentary Reveals Dark Family Secret: Singer Was Abused As a Child
Houston's brother and former assistant dropped a major bombshell in the 'Whitney' documentary.
Lil Wayne Cancels Rolling Loud Gig Minutes Before Hitting the Stage
Festival reps explained the rapper's no-show last weekend.