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.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Celebrate Their First Wedding Anniversary [PHOTOS]
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian celebrate their one year anniversary today (May 24). For the past 12 months, it’s been a dreamy fairytale of love and happiness for the couple.
Jay Z Throws Lyrical Jabs at YouTube and Spotify on ‘Stream of Consciousness’ Freestyle [V…
After debuting his "Stream of Consciousness" freestyle at his “B-Sides” concerts in New York over the weekend, Jay Z releases a video of the performance for the masses.
Nicki Minaj and Beyonce Are Perfect BFFs in ‘Feeling Myself’ Video
What a lovely surprise. Nicki Minaj premieres her new video for her latest single, “Feeling Myself,” which features her BFF Beyonce. In the TIDAL exclusive clip, the dynamic duo invade the Coachella music fest and showcase what happens when they hang out together.
Jennifer Lopez Had No Interest in Mariah Carey’s Performance at 2015 Billboard Music Award…
Now this is some real shady news. Apparently, while Mariah Carey was belting out high notes during her performance at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez had no interest in what she was doing onstage because she appeared to be on Instagram.
2015 BET Awards Nominees Include Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown & More
The 2015 BET Awards nominations are here. Chart-topping artists Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj nabbed six nominations apiece and there are a slew of your favorite hip-hop and R&B artists that follow close behind.
Sam Smith Gives Acceptance Speech With Cue Cards at 2015 Billboard Music Awards [VIDEO]
Sam Smith was a big winner at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 17) in Las Vegas, but unfortunately, he was unable to attend the ceremony to accept his award. However, he did give an acceptance speech in a surprising way.
2015 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet [PHOTOS]
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards brought out the brightest superstars in hip-hop and R&B, and, of course, the most fashionable outfits on the red carpet. And since the awards ceremony was right in the heart of Las Vegas, we expected to see an abundance of hot ensembles.
B.B. King Dead at 89, Artists React
Blues legend B.B. King, whose virtuoso guitar playing has influenced numerous of rock guitarists, has died at the age of 89. His daughter, Patty King, confirmed the sad news to CNN.
Lil’ Kim Launching ‘The Queen Bee’ Reality TV Show [VIDEO]
Guess who’s back? After a 10-year hiatus from music, Lil' Kim has announced that she’s returning to the rap game and launching a reality television show.
Kanye West and Nicki Minaj to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards
Rap superstars Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have been added to the star-studded performers’ list at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.