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.
Usher, Pharrell, Common to Perform, LL Cool J to Host at 2015 Grammy Awards
After winning the Golden Globe for Best Original Song for ‘Glory’, from the MLK movie ‘Selma,’ Common and John Legend will perform the tune at the 2015 Grammy Awards. Also hitting the stage is Usher and Pharrell Williams.
Vote Now in 2015 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards
New year, new polls! We need your help to decide the winners for our 2015 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards. The annual event allows you, our loyal readers, to vote for the best artists, songs, albums, mixtapes and even album covers that arrived in 2014.
Jennifer Lopez Is the Hot Next-Door Neighbor on Complex Cover
After showing us her ‘Booty’ last year, Jennifer Lopez is now on her promotional grind for the thriller, ‘Boy Next Door.’ On Tuesday, the cover for the February/March issue of Complex magazine featuring J.Lo was revealed.
Nicki Minaj’s ‘My Time Again’ Shows Rapper’s Emotional Side
Nicki Minaj’s MTV documentary, ‘My Time Again, was an emotional rollercoaster ride. The doc, which premiered Sunday night (Jan. 18), was filmed last summer as the Queen Barbz was on her promotional grind for her hit single, ‘Anaconda,’ and working on her album, ‘Th…
Whitney Houston Lifetime Biopic Receives Mixed Reactions on Twitter
Ever since Lifetime received a tidal wave of criticism for their Aaliyah biopic, all eyes were on the network’s second biopic on the late and beloved pop icon Whitney Houston. The television movie, simply titled ‘Whitney,’ finally premiered on Saturday (Jan. 17).
Rihanna’s Night Out With Leonardo DiCaprio Sparks Romance Rumors [VIDEO]
The internet is buzzing over rumors that Rihanna has been dating Leonardo DiCaprio for several months.
Beyonce Sparks More Pregnancy Rumors With Beach Photo
Beyonce mysterious new Instagram photo has everyone speculating that she might be pregnant with second child. Check out the picture!
Lenny Kravitz to Perform With Katy Perry in Super Bowl Halftime Show
Pop superstar Katy Perry is bringing a little rock and roll when she performs at the 2015 Super Bowl halftime concert in February. Rocker Lenny Kravitz has been tapped to join the singer onstage at the event.
Chris Brown Hosting Gig Ends in Gunfire, Five People Shot [VIDEO]
A Chris Brown appearance turned tragic when five people were shot near a packed nightclub in San Jose, Calif., on Sunday (Jan. 11).
Governors Ball 2015 Lineup Includes Drake, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Bishop Nehru & More
It looks like 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the Drake. After being tapped to headline the 2015 Coachella Festival, the Toronto rhymer will also headline this year’s Governors Ball Festival.